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When asked about the setup, White House spokesman Andrew Bates referred CBS to a July 8 statement that said: "The president set the highest ethical standards in all administration in American history, and his family's commitment to rigorous processes like this is a prime example. "
Critics have questioned sales of Biden's art because of the likelihood that they might cause people to buy the works to gain influence with his father.
The paintings of the former lawyer and lobbyist that go on sale this fall are expected to fetch between $ 75,000 and $ 500,000.
Hunter Biden, who was a lightning rod of controversy for his father president due to his questionable overseas connections, will not discuss potential purchases, pricing or any sales-related matters, a source told CBS.
Biden's paintings could fetch up to $ 500,000 in the fall. Galerie Georges Berges
Under the agreement concluded by the White House, only the gallery owner would know the identity of the buyer or the sale price, and it would be up to Georges Berges to report any suspicion of buying or bidding beyond a reasonable price.
Walter Shaub, the Obama administration ethics counselor said the White House appears to be "outsourcing government ethics" to the gallery.
"Is Hunter Biden going for a walk in the art exhibit with a blindfold? "said Shaub. " This is just fine for you.showing focus is not on government ethics. It's just to show that a president's child can benefit from being president. "
There will be exhibitions featuring his work in Los Angeles and New York. Galerie Georges Berges
Davis said Berges had known Biden, who had no formal artistic training, for about two years.
"He really wants to help Hunter and people recognize his talent," said Davis. "So you know, I think everything is going better and better.
Banks "told The Post that he initially questioned the artistic abilities of Hunter Biden.
Biden's work will be presented at the Georges Berges gallery. Galerie Georges Berges
"A lot of people say they can paint and do sculpture, but what concerned me was whether Hunter's work would be authentic," he said.
"Which I was interested in was whether the job was going to be honest - something that was really true for him and his trip, "said Berges." But as soon as I met him I had a real connection with him and I felt that Icould work with him. "