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Felice Rosser in conversation with art advisor Kami Gahiga

Felice Rosser in conversation with art advisor Kami Gahiga

There’s nary a period of cultural history quite like Downtown New York of the late 1970s and early 1980s. It’s been mythologized for good reason—freedom and hedonism were bedfellows of equal parity, and the creative output and expression shaped contemporary culture...

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Gary Simmons “Remembering Tomorrow”

Gary Simmons “Remembering Tomorrow”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lKL1AxmOjM During our trip to Los Angeles for Frieze, Josh Baer and the No Reserve team took a visit to Hauser & Wirth to check out "Remembering Tomorrow," Gary Simmons' first show with the gallery. Josh and Gary discuss the...

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The Baer Faxt x Christie’s in conversation with John McEnroe

The Baer Faxt x Christie’s in conversation with John McEnroe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeY2HxN6woM Josh Baer and John McEnroe share stories from their 30-year friendship with moderator Sonya Roth at Christie's Los Angeles during Frieze week 2022. John takes us through his journey as a collector and how Josh has supported...

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Jonathan Christensen Caballero

Jonathan Christensen Caballero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGmP3-mT7zA During our No Reserve Midwest road trip we sat down with Kanas-based artist Jonathan Christensen Caballero at his exhibition "La Gente/The People," at Belger Crane Yard Studios. He told us the story of his hard-working...

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Episode 5: Tom Hill

Episode 5: Tom Hill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ArF7G4_9ZM In Episode 5 we visited The Hill Art Foundation for a one-on-one interview with Tom Hill. We discussed his journey as a collector and the role the foundation plays in the community. While he does not consider himself a...

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Buying art in 2020 with collector Pamela Joyner

Buying art in 2020 with collector Pamela Joyner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXEVVcLGqEY Art collector Pamela Joyner discusses how she used 2020 as a lens to survey artists creating work that was reflective of that unique moment. Pamela references an artwork she purchased from bay area artist David Huffman which...

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At Home with : Keith Rivers

At Home with : Keith Rivers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kVz5UI_tJE In Los Angeles, we tour the home of former NFL player and art collector Keith Rivers and talk about art history for beginners, art collecting 101, the Soul of a Nation exhibition, and favorite artists, including David...

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Bob Rennie Extended Version

Bob Rennie Extended Version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=659UVROMXVc Sarah Thornton discusses the responsibility of conscious collecting with Bob Rennie, the founder of the Rennie Museum in Vancouver. In this segment, Thornton and Rennie reflect on the importance of collecting with a mission...

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Haley Mellin Extended Version

Haley Mellin Extended Version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3yJ5yVs3e0 In Episode 2, we did our first studio visit with artist and land conservationist, Haley Mellin. As a climate-based conservationist, Haley works with fellow climate-forward artists, collectors, and institutions through a...

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Extended Cut: Loïc Gouzer

Extended Cut: Loïc Gouzer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGA2RHkWYJY In episode one, Josh Baer connects with Loïc Gouzer, founder of Fair Warning and former head of contemporary art at Christie's. In this extended cut, Baer and Gouzer consider the importance of cataloging when works can't be...

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Extended Cut: Swizz Beatz

Extended Cut: Swizz Beatz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxlzlDifFRc In episode one, Josh Baer connects with Swizz Beatz, arts patron and co-founder of The Dean Collection. In this extended cut, Baer and Beatz contemplate the landscape of inequality within the art world, highlighting artists'...

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Extended Cut: Kevin Poon

Extended Cut: Kevin Poon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X90ggbwF_rM EXTENDED CUT: Kevin Poon In episode one, Josh Baer connects with Kevin Poon, an innovative Hong Kong-based entrepreneur, fashion designer, and event organizer. In this extended cut of their conversation, Baer and Poon...

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In the Studio with Hiba Schahbaz

In the Studio with Hiba Schahbaz

Brooklyn-based artist Hiba Schahbaz shares her journey which began in Karachi, Pakistan. The classically trained miniature painter turned large-scale contemporary artist pays homage to her roots while carving a new visual path both for herself and other women. From...

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Beeple sits down with Josh Baer

Beeple sits down with Josh Baer

This week during Art Basel Miami Beach, Josh Baer of The Baer Faxt sat down with Mike Winkelmann (aka Beeple) in a conversation about the communities surrounding Winkelmann and his work. Diving into the pros and cons of tech in the art market (including NFTs), and the...

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The Fine Art Group

The Fine Art Group

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBFh1k_nTAc Josh Baer sits down with Philip Hoffman, Founder and CEO of The Fine Art Group, and Anita Heriot, President of The Fine Art Group Americas, to discuss what makes their company unique. What initially started as a fund over...

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A Sojourn into the World of Artist Cristina BanBan

A Sojourn into the World of Artist Cristina BanBan

by Jack Wilks After a long summer of meeting artists and exploring their studios, one of my most memorable visits was to Cristina BanBan’s space in Brooklyn. It was here that I got to see a new group of large-scale paintings she had been working on for her debut show...

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Andrew LaMar Hopkins x Museum Addict

Andrew LaMar Hopkins x Museum Addict

I have a feeling Andrew LaMar Hopkins (@boyneworleans1850) will have a breakout year in 2022. After his first-ever solo show last fall at @v_over_m, Hopkins’ work was part of group shows in Milan, Paris, and New York – and he has another solo show planned at Venus...

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Diedrick Brackens x Museum Addict

Diedrick Brackens x Museum Addict

Diedrick Brackens' new exhibition “Rhyming Positions” at @jackshainman is one of the best shows to see in New York this summer. @deedsweaves has been on my radar for a while, but this was my first chance to actually see his work up close, and I was totally blown away....

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Anna Weyant x Museum Addict

Anna Weyant x Museum Addict

Anna Weyant is one of the most exciting young painters working today, and she’s definitely near the top of my #Artists2Watch list. But in almost every conversation I’ve had about Weyant, John Currin’s name seems to come up. It’s often along the lines of, “She’s a...

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Tomokazu Matsuyama x Museum Addict

Tomokazu Matsuyama x Museum Addict

I’m not usually a big fan of street art, but I had to make an exception for the Brooklyn-based Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama . I recently discovered his work at @kavigupta ’s group show “Realms of Refuge”, where Matsuyama’s dazzling portraits starred alongside...

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Dominic Chambers x Museum Addict

Dominic Chambers x Museum Addict

Dominic Chambers is one of the most exciting young painters in the art world. A recent Yale MFA grad, Chambers’ dream-like paintings challenge conventional depictions of Black identity – not only in art but also in media and pop culture. Capturing moments of leisure...

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Hilary Pecis x Museum Addict

Hilary Pecis x Museum Addict

A bowl of lemons. A half-finished bottle of Bordeaux. Stacks and stacks (and stacks) of art books. These are just some of the everyday, banal objects that LA-based painter Hilary Pecis transforms into radiant works of art. I was lucky enough to see her recent show...

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