The Baer Faxt is a weekly news briefly of the art market and art world's top breaking stories. Written and published by Josh Baer, The Baer Faxt contains original news and news stories from the perspective of an art advisor and art world insider. Reporting for over 20 years, the Baer Faxt is THE most relied on art market/art news source in the whole market of arts information.
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