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The second episode of Baer with Me, our mini-series of The Baer Faxt Podcast hosted by our President, Luyang Jiang, with market insights from Josh Baer, is now available, featuring on-the-ground observations of the art market in Asia from Hong Kong Art Week.

For nearly three decades, The Baer Faxt has been trusted as the leading news source for the art world. Unlike market reporters who investigate the art world as outsiders, The Baer Faxt offers direct access to the key players shaping the art business.

The Baer Faxt was launched in 1994 as a faxed weekly newsletter for industry insiders. With the support of investors LionTree and Glenn Furhman, it has expanded to include a first-of-its-kind auction database—which provides data on buyers and underbidders gathered live on the salesroom floor, an art advisory membership program, and a suite of digital content offerings under The Baer Faxt+.

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Since 1994, The Baer Faxt newsletter, reported by art advisor Josh Baer, has been the industry’s premier source for art market news, delivering breaking updates and insights to the upper echelon of art collectors and dealers weekly. The newsletter's 1700+ subscribers include over 40 billionaires. Learn more

TBF Talks at The Upper House with Philip Hoffman and Patti Wong

by | Apr 10, 2024 | Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

Philip Hoffman, Founder and CEO of The Fine Art Group, and Patti Wong, Co-founder and Partner of Patti Wong and Associates, joined Josh Baer at The Upper House during...

TBF at Christie’s LA with Troy Carter

by | Mar 22, 2024 | Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

  Josh Baer sat down with Troy Carter, Founder and CEO of Venice Music, for our third annual talk at Christie's Los Angeles. The music manager and longtime...

Beyond Limits: Unrealized Artworks of Chris Burden

by | Jan 19, 2024 | Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

“Chris Burden intended these things to exist, and basically your job was to just say yes.” -Josh Baer Our private panel discussion, "Beyond Limits: Unrealized Artworks...

How to own a piece of a masterpiece with Mintus | Brett Gorvy & Tamer Ozmen

by | Mar 10, 2023 | Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments Brett Gorvy and Tamer Ozmen of Mintus, an online art investment platform, sit down with Josh Baer to discuss the firm’s unique approach to...

TBF at Art Cologne with Daniel Hug

by | Nov 22, 2023 | Art Fairs,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

What makes the German art market so unique? And how did the European art market, as seen at Art Cologne, respond to the results of $2.2 billion worth of auctions in New...

TBF at West Bund Art & Design 2023

by | Nov 11, 2023 | Art Fairs,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

Follow us to Shanghai’s West Bund for our live report from West Bund Art & Design 2023, hosted by Luyang Jiang, president of The Baer Faxt. Watch as we catch up...

AI: Actual Intelligence vs. Artificial Intelligence, a Talk at Intersect Aspen

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Art Fairs,Events,The Baer Faxt+,Videos,Webinars | 0 Comments By now, we’ve all seen that AI can make beautiful art, but can it make great art? And what is great art anyway? Josh Baer...

Virtual Salon | Elizabeth Dee of Independent & Tony Karman of EXPO Chicago

by | Apr 6, 2022 | Art Fairs,Events,The Baer Faxt+,Videos,Webinars | 0 Comments "Fair Play: The Art Fair as an Ecosystem for Collecting, Discovery and Supporting the Arts” is a conversation...

Unpacking the Current State of the $1m+ Art Market: a Webinar at Sotheby’s

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Auctions,The Baer Faxt+,Videos,Webinars | 0 Comments Jacqueline Wachter, vice chairman and senior specialist, private sales at Sotheby's joins Josh Baer and Liz Sterling of The...

Christie’s hosts ADAM sale by Adam Lindemann

by | Mar 2, 2023 | Auctions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments ADAM, the single-owner auction at Christie’s next Thursday, sets itself apart as one of the first times that a living...

How to plan an auction | Phillips & Carpenters Workshop Gallery

by | May 10, 2022 | Auctions,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments New to the auction adventures? Our friends at Phillips and Carpenters Workshop Gallery have teamed up together to break down just...

Christie’s 21st Century Evening Sale with Sara Friedlander

Christie’s 21st Century Evening Sale with Sara Friedlander

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Auctions & Fairs,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments The big spring auction week kicks off with @christiesinc 21st Century Evening Sale. Sara Friedlander takes us inside some of...

“The irredeemable nature of time” | Artist Enrique Martinez Celaya on T.S. Eliot and his other influences

by | Mar 30, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments The Baer Faxt sits down with Cuban painter Enrique Martinez Celaya, a scientist-turned artist, at his solo exhibition The...

Gary Simmons “Remembering Tomorrow”

by | Mar 10, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments During our trip to Los Angeles for Frieze, The Baer Faxt took a visit to Hauser & Wirth to check out the exhibition...

Jonathan Christensen Caballero

by | Feb 3, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments The Baer Faxt sat down with Kansas-based artist Jonathan Christensen Caballero at his his exhibition La Gente/The People at...

The white supremacist constructs of urban planning | Jordan Weber on his community garden

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments The Baer Faxt team stopped by Des Moines, Iowa, to catch up with the Des Moines-based artist Jordan Weber, who recently...



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