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Hong Kong

Hong Kong City Guide 2023

by | Mar 19, 2023 | Art business,City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

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Los Angeles Art Week 2023

by | Feb 10, 2023 | Auctions & Fairs,City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

los angeles art week 2023 As Frieze Los Angeles celebrates its largest edition to date, and as an influx of galleries work to grow their presence in the city, The Baer...

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CITY GUIDE | Art Basel Miami Beach 2022

by | Nov 22, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach, we checked in with those who’ve helped shape the art and design landscape
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CITY GUIDE | Paris+ Gallery Map

by | Oct 19, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Paris has quietly been revving up its art market importance for the last few years, particularly through its robust gallery network
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CITY GUIDE | Meet Seoul

by | Aug 31, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

We may be a little biased, but Korea’s art scene in the last decade has been pushed to the forefront of the global discussion. Korean art has long been an integral...

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CITY GUIDE | Upstate Art Weekend 2022

by | Jul 13, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

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CITY GUIDE | Post-Basel trips: South of France

by | Jun 17, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

The south of France is clearly the land of movie stars and fast cars—and Cezanne and Van Gogh, but don’t let the Impressionist canon color your rosé lenses. In fact,...

Hydra

CITY GUIDE | Post-Basel trips: Hydra & Athens

by | Jun 16, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

About 40 miles south of Athens lies perhaps the most coveted Post-Basel destination on the Summer art circuit: Hydra! Say it with us: Eeeeeedraahh. The island of Hydra...

CITY GUIDE | Post-Basel trips: Venice Biennale and Italy

by | Jun 14, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

While the crowds in Venice during the Biennale’s opening three days sold the story that everyone in the arts was there, in fact, post-Basel, the Cecilia Alemani-curated...

CITY GUIDE | New York Art Week 2022

by | May 3, 2022 | City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

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Podcast

Podcast ep. 9: Loïc Gouzer

by | Jan 19, 2024 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

  Josh sits down with Loïc Gouzer on the occasion of the relaunch of his single-lot auction platform, Fair Warning, this week. Listen as Loïc reveals his...

Podcast ep. 8: Art Market Correction?

by | Oct 20, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Another gallery seems to be shutting down every few weeks, and everyone’s talking about an art market correction, but the art fairs must go on. For this episode, Josh...

Podcast ep. 7: Jeff Poe

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

In this episode, Blum & Poe co-founder Jeff Poe discusses his decision to step back from the gallery, after 30 years helping put LA on the map as an art city. Listen as...

Podcast ep. 6: The Art Market Now

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Curious about what's been going on with the art market? Auction results in the first half of 2023 paint a picture of a market undergoing a correction of some kind, but...

Podcast ep. 5: Jerry Saltz

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Jerry Saltz debates Josh Baer about the value of art, why auction houses are "a pox," and how the art world got to be "the f***ing mess that it is," in this candid...

Podcast ep. 4: Art Fairs: Part 2

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Art Basel and Frieze may get all the press, but they’re far from the only players in the business of art fairs. In part 2 of our special two-part double episode on art...

Podcast ep. 3: Art Fairs: Part 1

by | Oct 3, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

In this special two-part double episode of The Baer Faxt Podcast, we sit down with the people behind four different leading art fairs from around the globe: Lauren...

Podcast ep. 2: Inside the Auctions

by | Apr 27, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

What’s it like to spend millions of dollars at a contemporary art auction? Is there a danger zone where young artists’ prices blow up too quickly? Is it still possible...

Beeple

Podcast ep. 1: Beeple

by | Mar 23, 2023 | Podcast,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

What is the future of digital art? Josh Baer sat down with Beeple for the first episode of The Baer Faxt Podcast during the opening of his immersive new B.20 museum in...

Auctions & Fairs

Sotheby’s Insight Report: The Artists Who Power the $1M+ Art Market

by | Feb 8, 2024 | Auctions & Fairs,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

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Los Angeles Art Week 2023

by | Feb 10, 2023 | Auctions & Fairs,City Guides,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

los angeles art week 2023 As Frieze Los Angeles celebrates its largest edition to date, and as an influx of galleries work to grow their presence in the city, The Baer...

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdl95Ah0RdQ The big spring auction week kicks off with @christiesinc 21st Century Evening Sale. Sara Friedlander takes us inside some of...

Tom Hill, Jeffrey Deitch, and Glenn Fuhrman: auctions, Desert X, and more

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Auctions & Fairs,Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WADR4qmm3ew&t=5s In this video, Josh Baer visits the Hill Art Foundation for a one-on-one interview with Tom Hill. We also discuss art...

KAWS & Koons—the greatest artists of the 21st century? | Alberto Mugrabi, Paul Schimmel & Josh Baer

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8KbvNF80BA Will KAWS and Jeff Koons make it into the history books? Josh Baer catches up with art the curator and dealer Paul Schimmel...

“Disappearing” lots in the digital age with Christie’s chairman Marc Porter

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Auctions & Fairs,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://youtu.be/OemPKiKDAOk Marc Porter, the chairman of Christie's Americas, and Josh Baer of The Baer Faxt discuss how auctions have drastically changed since moving...

No Reserve – Episode 3

No Reserve – Episode 3 – Art Market, Museum & Collecting Insights

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Auctions & Fairs,Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr8QuszShXY In our final episode of 2020, Josh Baer and our art market luminaries recap major topics in the art world. Stay tuned for...

No Reserve : Episode 2

No Reserve : Episode 2 : Post Game Show

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWwYLlnVPq4 That’s a wrap! As we close out on Christie’s 20th Century Evening Sale host, Josh Baer, sits down to recap and read the...

Black artists after 2020 | Pamela Joyner on collecting and artist’s legacies

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://youtu.be/jJJw3S4FipE In this extended cut, best-selling author Sarah Thornton and prominent art collector Pamela Joyner explore the multifaceted nature of black...

Christie’s ONE Sale

After The Hammer: Post Auction Show | Christie’s ONE Sale

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsXX6w5unpE After The Hammer: Post Auction Show | Christie's ONE Sale reflects on the July 10th auction from around the world. Josh Baer...

Pre-Show Predictions

The Hammer: Episode One | Christie’s ONE Sale Pre-Show Predictions

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0uMvLSBs4U Prediction round-up from art world insiders on the Christie's ONE sale from The Hammer: Episode One Pre-Show Predictions...

Pre-Show

The Hammer: Episode One | Christie’s ONE Sale Pre-Show

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k4R94IGY9o Josh Baer chats with industry insiders prior to Christie's ONE sale on July 10. Guests include: Swizz Beatz, Sara...

Exhibitions

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How to handle an artist’s lifelong career | Art dealer Marianne Boesky on Pier Paolo Calzolari

by | Mar 17, 2022 | Exhibitions,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

How does a gallerist thoughtfully handle a lifetime career of an artist? That’s a question anchored in most dealers' minds. We’re all familiar with the peaks and perils...

Art, Politics, and Hunter Biden

Art, Politics & Hunter Biden’s $500,000 paintings

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Exhibitions,Insiders' Insights,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osSLrjrAmEc&t=1s The Baer Faxt correspondent-at-large Kelly Cannon sits down with veteran political reporters and co-founders of...

Flag Art Foundation

“and I will wear you in my heart of heart” at the Flag Art Foundation

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Exhibitions,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfZJGd33vas We explore the FLAG Art Foundation's exhibition I will wear you in my heart of heart, a group show at Glenn Fuhrman's...

Superblue Miami

Inside the Superblue experience in Miami

by | Mar 31, 2021 | Exhibitions,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

by Angela Redai alking into Superblue’s hotly-anticipated Miami preview was like stepping into a perception-distorting Ganzfeld of sorts, even...

Interviews

The Baer Faxt Podcast Trailer

by | Mar 16, 2023 | Interviews,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

On our new podcast, The Baer Faxt team unpacks the inner workings of the global art industry through exclusive, candid interviews with artists, collectors, dealers, and...

Christie’s hosts ADAM sale by Adam Lindemann

by | Mar 2, 2023 | Auctions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feYzvPA04X4 ADAM, the single-owner auction at Christie’s next Thursday, sets itself apart as one of the first times that a living...

When will there be another Golden Age in art? | Jeffrey Deitch at Christie’s LA

by | Feb 23, 2023 | Events,Frieze Los Angeles 2023,Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtBoQuAtX3I&t=85s When will there be another Golden Age in art? Are we living in the Golden Age, or a corporate age? Josh Baer sat...

Acquavella NY

Art dealer Eleanor Acquavella on collecting from her “gut and heart” for better or worse

by | Jun 15, 2022 | Interviews,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Julie Baumgardner Acquavella isn’t a name that needs all too much explaining. The Picasso people, to some, though the catalog of master paintings that this dynasty...

“A man would not have put these things together” | Marguerite Hoffman

by | Apr 21, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMYMoadIxHI The Baer Faxt team traveled to Dallas to sit down with arts patron and philanthropist Marguerite Hoffman. Marguerite takes...

The power of a good art advisor | Dallas collector Howard Rachofsky

by | Apr 14, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnI5wWJIx7c The Baer Faxt team traveled to Dallas to sit down with arts patron and philanthropist, Howard Rachofsky, whose Warehouse...

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Felice Rosser in conversation with art advisor Kami Gahiga

by | Apr 13, 2022 | Interviews,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

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...

“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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lk_5Xz4IKs 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8x3GsCoXFA During our trip to Los Angeles for Frieze, The Baer Faxt took a visit to Hauser & Wirth to check out the exhibition...

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

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

by | Feb 24, 2022 | Events,Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

Jonathan Christensen Caballero

by | Feb 3, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcBj0K5yAw4 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BfBihavfWE The Baer Faxt team stopped by Des Moines, Iowa, to catch up with the Des Moines-based artist Jordan Weber, who recently...

Tom Hill

Tom Hill at the Hill Art Foundation

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

Tom Hill, Jeffrey Deitch, and Glenn Fuhrman: auctions, Desert X, and more

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Auctions & Fairs,Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WADR4qmm3ew&t=5s In this video, Josh Baer visits the Hill Art Foundation for a one-on-one interview with Tom Hill. We also discuss art...

KAWS & Koons—the greatest artists of the 21st century? | Alberto Mugrabi, Paul Schimmel & Josh Baer

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions & Fairs,Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8KbvNF80BA Will KAWS and Jeff Koons make it into the history books? Josh Baer catches up with art the curator and dealer Paul Schimmel...

“Disappearing” lots in the digital age with Christie’s chairman Marc Porter

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Auctions & Fairs,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://youtu.be/OemPKiKDAOk Marc Porter, the chairman of Christie's Americas, and Josh Baer of The Baer Faxt discuss how auctions have drastically changed since moving...

“It’s not fair” | Swizz Beatz on artists’ rights

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohuUtX8HjYQ&t=1s In episode 1 of No Reserve, Swizz Beatz briefly touches on the inequalities across different creative fields when...

At Home with Keith Rivers

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

Rob Storr on Museum Deaccessioning

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://youtu.be/LE_pelWxduQ We continue our museum deaccessioning conversation with Robert Storr, an art critic, artist, former MoMA curator, and former Dean of Yale...

What is socially-conscious art collecting? with Bob Rennie

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lfv5zlFwks&t=59s Journalist Sarah Thornton discusses the responsibility of socially conscious collecting with Bob Rennie, the...

Art for climate change | Haley Mellin on land conservation & Art into Acres

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

Buying art without seeing it in person | Loïc Gouzer & Josh Baer

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Auctions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

Kevin Poon on KAWS, Chinese Art, and the Global Art Market

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

https://youtu.be/8ytbPkaVJwE Josh Baer connects with Kevin Poon, innovative Hong Kong-based entrepreneur, fashion designer and event organizer. In this extended cut of...

“Why paint the sky blue when you can paint it pink?” | In the Studio with Hiba Schahbaz

by | Jan 12, 2022 | Artists & Exhibitions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

Brooklyn-based artist Hiba Schahbaz shares her journey which began in Karachi, Pakistan. The classically trained miniature painter turned large-scale contemporary...

Beeple on his $69M NFT auction record

by | Dec 3, 2021 | Artists & Exhibitions,Auctions,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

The Fine Art Group

The Fine Art Group

by | Nov 19, 2021 | Insiders' Insights,Interviews,The Baer Faxt+,Videos | 0 Comments

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...

Live Art

Algorithms to predict the unknown | Adam Chinn, George O’Dell & Boris Pevzner of LiveArt

by | Jun 16, 2021 | Interviews,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

BaerFaxt+ Clubhouse with LiveArtIn this recorded clubhouse conversation we are joined by Adam Chinn, George O'Dell, and Boris Pevzner from the online trading platform,...

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How non-profit Artisall supports emerging artists

by | Apr 15, 2021 | Interviews,The Baer Faxt+ | 0 Comments

Josh Baer interviews with Lina Sophie Stallmann of Artisall, a London-based nonprofit initiative supporting emerging creatives from various disciplines.

Webinars

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rRahkuqEOQ 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...

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmZnE5NHY94 Jacqueline Wachter, vice chairman and senior specialist, private sales at Sotheby's joins Josh Baer and Liz Sterling of The...

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRWSoNyBkvs&t=776s "Fair Play: The Art Fair as an Ecosystem for Collecting, Discovery and Supporting the Arts” is a conversation...