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Hunter Biden art show adds to White House ethics headache

Hunter Biden, President Biden's son and nascent artist, appeared at his first art exhibition last week where he mingled with prospective buyers. Hunter's art dealings – in which his paintings are priced at up to $500,000 – have alarmed ethics experts, particularly due to his lack of formal art experience. Hunter's attendance at the event came despite the White House previously saying that he would not ...

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House Republicans investigating Hunter Biden art sale

Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee are investigating "possible undue White House influence" around the upcoming sale of Hunter Biden's artwork, according to a letter from the committee's top Republican.   The letter, written by Congressman James Comer of Kentucky, asks Georges Bergès, the gallerist brokering sales of Biden's paintings, to provide the committee with documents and communications between him, the White ...

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Valley News – Art Notes: Claremont Opera House plans to expand offerings, audience

Gerry Grimo first played at Claremont Opera House in the mid-1990s, when he was in the orchestra for a production of Oklahoma!Over the years, he has performed there in other ensembles, including a backing band he put together for The Shirelles. The old hall, built in 1897, hits a sweet spot.“It’s cozy. Nice acoustics,” Grimo said Wednesday. The sound “comes right back at you. ...

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The Cake House Features Art From Locals Travis ‘Sharky’ Crosby and Hasler

VISTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cake House, a premier veteran-owned cannabis dispensary, announced today it will feature local artists Travis “Sharky” Crosby and Hasler in their stores as a way to celebrate and promote the local art scene. The two local artists were selected based on their diverse artistic abilities — something the Cake House was after for its brand and art. The artists were able ...

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Rock-Cut Chambers Found in Ancient Zeugma’s ‘House of the Muses’ – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists have uncovered two rock-cut chambers in the House of the Muses in the ancient city of Zeugma in southeastern Turkey, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. Zeugma is an ancient Hellenistic and Roman city known for its intricate mosaics, which have been almost perfectly preserved for 2,000 years. It is home to the largest mosaic collection in the world, with a dedicated institution, the ...

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A Republican Congressman Just Introduced a Bill That Would Require the White House to Report Hunter Biden’s Art Sales

Earlier this month, the White House reportedly reached an agreement with Hunter Biden’s art dealer stipulating that all information related to the sale of the First Son’s artwork—including prices and the names of buyers—would be kept confidential.  It was said that the agreement would prevent bad actors from buying works of art as a way to curry favor with the president. But the move ...

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White House on defensive over Hunter Biden art sales

Issued on: 24/07/2021 - 01:08 Washington (AFP) The White House assured Friday that necessary ethical precautions would be taken around any exhibitions and sale of artwork by President Joe Biden's son, whose personal life and professional career have been peppered with controversy.Asked by reporters about upcoming exhibitions of Hunter Biden's artwork in New York's Georges Berges Gallery, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said ...

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