A gallery sells Hunter Bidens. The White House says it won’t know who’s buying.

A gallery sells Hunter Bidens. The White House says it won’t know who’s buying.

The Georges Bergès Gallery has sat on a chic stretch of SoHo for six years now, a relatively little-known newcomer in a New York art world that has long been dominated by name-brand power brokers like Pace Gallery and Gagosian. This summer, however, it has unexpectedly become one of the most talked-about galleries in the nation, thanks to its plans to sell works by another relative newcomer to the art world: a fledgling artist who happens to be the son of the president of the United States. The gallery is planning to sell 15 works by Hunter Biden and is asking as much as $500,000 apiece. The prices — which are high for a novice artist — have raised questions in Washington about whether the works might attract buyers seeking to curry favor with the Biden White House. In response, the administration has developed a set of ethics guidelines that call on the gallery to keep the identity of buyers and other details of the
The Georges Bergès Gallery has sat on a chic stretch of SoHo for six years now, a relatively little-known newcomer in a New York art world that has long been dominated by name-brand power brokers like Pace Gallery and Gagosian. This summer, however, it has unexpectedly become one of the most talked-about galleries in the nation, thanks to its plans to sell works by another relative newcomer to the art world: a fledgling artist who happens to be the son of the president of the United States. The gallery is planning to sell 15 works by Hunter Biden and is asking as much as $500,000 apiece. The prices — which are high for a novice artist — have raised questions in Washington about whether the works might attract buyers seeking to curry favor with the Biden White House. In response, the administration has developed a set of ethics guidelines that call on the gallery to keep the identity of buyers and other details of the