(RightWing.org) – Hunter Biden is no stranger to controversy, but his new career as an artist might be the worst yet. Experts have questioned why gallery owners predict his paintings will sell for so much, and there are serious ethical questions about having wealthy buyers hand over large sums of cash to the president’s son. To get around that, the White House negotiated a deal it said would prevent either Hunter or the president from knowing who bought the paintings. But just how well is that holding up?
Last Friday, Hunter’s art went on public exhibition for the first time at a Hollywood gallery. Over 200 guests attended the event, including many wealthy celebrities and art buyers – and Hunter Biden.
.@PressSec repeatedly dismisses questions about ethics concerns regarding Hunter Biden's art sales, specifically about LA Mayor Eric Garcetti being a potential buyer who President Biden nominated for Ambassador to India:
"I'd point you to the gallerist" pic.twitter.com/1icLDt4nOx
— X Strategies LLC (@XStrategiesLLC) October 6, 2021
Writer Hannah Bhuiya, a guest at the event, told British journalists the attendees were “conservatively wealthy” and interested in buying artwork, and several of them are rich by any standard. Guests included musician Moby, champion boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and artist Shepard Fairey, who created Barack Obama’s “Hope” poster.
LA mayor Eric Garcetti (D) represented the world of politics. If you remember, he’s Joe Biden’s pick for an ambassadorship. Notably, none of the guests seemed to comply with LA County’s mask mandate.
The real question, though, is why Hunter Biden was there. He’s not supposed to know who buys his paintings, but he spends the evening mingling with prospective buyers? The White House privacy deal left many unconvinced, and it’s easy to see why.
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