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Artist Sells Eggs From Her Ovaries As NFTs

“Armenian artist Narine Arakelian, 42, says her first NFT will be a painting entitled Live – which will include an embedded contract promising one of her eggs to the buyer. … She fully expects the person who buys the NFT to conceive a child from her egg.” – Page Six
Tags: Art, People, NFT, Narine Arakelian


How “Web3” May Change Value In The Arts

The NFT confers public proof of ownership and authenticity of an item, which may or may not include copyright — just as in the physical world an artist may sell a work but retain the intellectual property. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Ideas, NFT


Non-fungible tokens take No 1 spot in influential art world power list

ERC-721’s topping of ArtReview’s Power 100 is first time a non-human entity has led listThe non-fungible token or NFT has taken the No 1 spot in the annual ranking of the contemporary art world’s most influential movers and shakers – marking the first time a non-human entity has topped the list.ERC-721, the specification for the “non-fungible token” on the Ethereum block-chain, tops the 20th Power 100 list published by ArtReview, after a year in which it upended the art market by bringing togeth...
Tags: Art, Technology, Culture, Art and design, NFT, Non-fungible tokens (NFTs


Britain’s Collins Dictionary Declares “NFT” Word Of The Year 2021

It’s hard to believe now, but it was only this March that Beeple sold his original non-fungible token artwork for $69 million, setting off the NFT madness. Collins reported that it’s one of the few words that’s “broken through the COVID noise,” with usage up 11,000%. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Britain, Words, Collins, NFT, Beeple, Collins Dictionary Declares


What Are You Buying When You Buy An NFT?

Critics of NFTs assert that it’s ridiculous to try to claim ownership of something that can be infinitely reproduced on the internet, and pranksters will try to annoy collectors by simply copying and pasting the NFT image. – Slate
Tags: Art, Media, NFT


Cryptopunks: How A Market For NFT’s Was Born

If spending this kind of money on something as flimsy as a JPEG seems absurd, recall that collectors have bought empty space, a closed gallery, and a duct-taped banana. The fine art world hasn’t been held back by such concerns. – Wired
Tags: Art, Featured, Ideas, NFT


NFT’s Explained

NFTs have fundamentally changed the market for digital assets. Historically there was no way to separate the “owner” of a digital artwork from someone who just saved a copy to their desktop. – Harvard Business Review
Tags: Art, Featured, Ideas, NFT


How NFTs Are Changing The Art World

To advocates of the NFT, the technology offers a revolutionary new way of selling art, and of circumventing snooty cultural gatekeepers whose resistance to a crypto future seems as square as the 19th-century Parisian art world’s disdain for impressionism. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Media, NFT


The Dream Hollywood hotel opened an NFT art gallery in its lobby. Here's a look at what it's like.

The Dream Hollywood hotel's new NFT art exhibition is one of the first exhibits of its kind in a hospitality setting. Dream Hollywood NFTs are stored on a crypto-style blockchain but can also be displayed physically, gallery style. The Dream Hollywood hotel and The Crypt Gallery have opened a physical NFT exhibit to the public. The free event makes an effort to not only impress exhibit attendees with art but also educate them. Non-fungible tokens - or NFTs - are a new concept taking th...
Tags: Art, New York, Hollywood, London, Hotels, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Chicago, Gallery, Katy Perry, Crypto, Lindsay Lohan, Midtown, Blockchain


Teens Cash In On The NFT Art Boom

Inevitable in the TikTok-driven universe? “NFT markets like Atomic Hub, Nefty Blocks and OpenSea are filled with creators barely old enough to drive. They promote their work not through blue-chip galleries or auction houses but on social media.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, NFT, 08.14.21


The 24-year-old founder of an NFT art gallery raised $7.6 million in funds on his quest to create the 'Instagram for NFTs'

Alex Masmej Alex Masmej Alex Masmej is the cofounder and CEO of Showtime, an NFT gallery that raised $7.6 million in April. To Insider, he talks about his career beginnings and business ambitions. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Alex MasmejAge: 24Location: San Francisco, California Business: It's an NFT world and we're all just living in it. The NFT market to...
Tags: Art, Small Business, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Paris, Showtime, Crypto, Silicon Valley, Alex, San Francisco California, NFT, Gen Z, Maran Nelson, Art World, Dominic Madori Davis


The 24-year-old cofounder of an NFT art gallery raised $7.6 million in funds on his quest to create the 'Instagram for NFTs'

Alex Masmej Alex Masmej Alex Masmej is the cofounder and CEO of Showtime, an NFT gallery that raised $7.6 million in April. To Insider, he talks about his career beginnings and business ambitions. This is part of Insider's entrepreneur series Star, Rising which highlights early entrepreneurs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Alex MasmejAge: 24Location: San Francisco, California Business: It's an NFT world and we're all just living in it. The NFT market to...
Tags: Art, Small Business, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Paris, Showtime, Crypto, Silicon Valley, Alex, San Francisco California, NFT, Gen Z, Insider Inc, Maran Nelson, Art World


Millennial startup Arts Help receives $5 million from billionaire Chris Larsen to raise awareness of the climate crisis

(L-R) Adiam Gafoo - Chief Operating Officer; Mo Ghoneim - Founder / Chief Strategy Officer; Mercedes Custodio - Chief Development Officer; Janice Lau-Pearson - Chief Marketing Officer Lane Dorsey Nonprofit organization Arts Help has received $5 million in funding from billionaire Chris Larsen. The money will be used to fund art initiatives seeking to combat the climate crisis. The organization also has plans to develop an NFT marketplace and launch programming around crypto. See more st...
Tags: Art, Small Business, Climate Change, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Sustainability, United Nations, NFT, Larsen, Climate Crisis, Zaria Forman, Chris Larsen, Dominic Madori Davis, BI Select, Voices of Color


The Hermitage Hops On The NFT Train

Following in the footsteps of the Uffizi in Florence, the St. Petersburg museum will auction off digital tokens of five works in its collection, one each by Leonardo da Vinci, Giorgione, Monet, van Gogh, and Kandinsky. – Artnet
Tags: Art, Florence, St Petersburg, Visual, NFT, Leonardo da Vinci Giorgione Monet van Gogh


Whitworth Gallery in Manchester Mints William Blake NFT for Social Benefit Projects

Manchester’s Whitworth Gallery  will minting and sell an NFT of William Blake’s Europe Plate i: Frontispiece, The Ancient of Days, and will set the funds aside for “socially beneficial projects.” “The Whitworth decided to embark on this project because it wanted to think about how it could redistribute the wealth of its collections in the most democratic way. […]
Tags: Art, News, Manchester, William Blake, Art News, Minipost, NFT, Whitworth, Whitworth Gallery, NFT for Social Benefit Projects, Europe Plate


Imaginary Foundation and (deepfake)Jay-Z's brilliant "99 Problems" Byzantine Generals NFT

Our friends at cultural engineering thinktank and surrealist clothier Imaginary Foundation have released their first NFT, a deepfaked collaboration with Jay-Z that's an ingenious riff on blockchain theory disguised as a joke. (Or maybe it's an ingenious joke disguised as blockchain theory?) — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Video, Design, News, Parody, Jay Z, Satire, Jay, Blockchain, NFT, Imaginary Foundation, NFTS


CryptoPunks: pixelated avatars that the wealthy are snapping up for millions of dollars

Image: CryptoPunks / Larva Labs Image: CryptoPunks / Larva Labs Millionaires are clamoring to buy CryptoPunks, the funky digital avatars shaking up the art world. These 10,000 unique characters are worth almost $400 million - the cheapest CryptoPunk costs $37,638. Billionaire Shalom Meckenzie just bought a rare "Covid Alien" avatar for over $11.7 million. See more stories on Insider's business page. These pixelated avatars, known as "CryptoPunks," were first released in 2017 by creator...
Tags: Art, News, Trends, Tech, Features, Hall, Figma, NFT, Sotheby, Matt Hall, Tech Insider, Dylan Field, Cryptocurrecny, John Watkinson, Hannah Towey, CryptoPunk Larva Labs


Beeple Starts Up A Cross Between Christie’s And Sports Illustrated, But For NFTs

It’s not enough that he sold his own NFT for $69 million. The graphic artist and some even richer tech and entertainment types have launched WENEW, which sells NFT images of “iconic” athletes, artists, and such. The platform’s motto: “The Memory Palace of the Metaverse.” – Artnet
Tags: Art, Visual, NFT, 07.06.21, Cross Between Christie


An NFT Of The Internet’s Source Code Sells For $5.4 Million

With bidding starting at $1,000, a total of 51 collectors competed for the NFT during a sale titled “This Changed Everything.” The winning bid was place around 10 minutes before the end of the auction. – ARTnews
Tags: Art, Issues, NFT, 07.01.21


Can Writers Make Money From NFTs, Too? Some Are Trying

“It’s hard to make sense of what the NFT creative landscape might mean for otherwise underpaid writers. At once, it’s a place for writers to experiment with form, publish and earn money directly and instantly without any traditional publishing gatekeepers. It’s also a brand-new subculture with no reliable routes to financial success or readership, cut off from a larger writing market and culture that doesn’t understand it, raising knotty questions about what elements of writing are truly valuab...
Tags: Art, Words, NFT, 06.25.21


Is It Okay To Resell An NFT Artwork If You’re The Artist?

Part of the problem with NFTs is that there is not yet any shared culture around reproductions or derivative works of short video, animations, or audio-visual works that derive their primary profit potential from NFT sales. – Slate
Tags: Art, Visual, NFT, 06.21.21


Choreographers Test Monetizing Their Work With NFTs

One NFT has been minted for each of the three holograms. The creators will receive a majority percentage of the auction sale, along with a percentage of any secondary sales. – dot LA
Tags: Art, Dance, NFT, 06.19.21


NFT representing Tim Berners-Lee source code of the web to go on sale

Sotheby’s to auction digital artefact, This Changed Everything, more than 32 years after world wide web first proposedSir Tim Berners-Lee will sell an NFT representing the source code of the world wide web at Sotheby’s, the auction house has announced, more than 32 years after his first proposal for the project was dismissed by a supervisor as “vague, but exciting”.The sale, proceeds from which will be used to benefit initiatives that Berners-Lee and his wife, Rosemary Leith, support, is the fir...
Tags: Art, Technology, Internet, Culture, Art and design, Tim Berners Lee, Berners Lee, NFT, Sotheby, Digital Art, Rosemary Leith


Meet the millennial crypto-art entrepreneurs backed by Scooter Braun who want to dominate the 'wild, wild west' of the NFT market

Mark Mastrandrea and Jeff Cole, the founders of IKONICK. Courtesy of IKONICK IKONICK, a canvas-art company, blends pop culture and quotes into high-end art millennials love. Now, it plans to disrupt the NFT space. It dropped its first NFT last month, earning $100,000 in sales. The founders spoke with Insider about tapping into the millennial art buyer and the future of NFTs. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Dreams weigh more than excuses."So says an all-white, bold font sp...
Tags: Art, Instagram, Small Business, Entertainment, Investments, Boston, Disney, Trends, Markets, Economy, Millennials, Nba, Adweek, Gary Vaynerchuk, Christie, NFT


Meet the millennial crypto-art entrepreneurs backed by Gary Vaynerchuk who want to dominate the 'wild, wild west' of the NFT market

Mark Mastrandrea and Jeff Cole, the founders of IKONICK. Courtesy of IKONICK IKONICK, a canvas-art company, blends pop culture and quotes into high-end art millennials love. Now, it plans to disrupt the NFT space. It dropped its first NFT last month, earning $100,000 in sales. The founders spoke with Insider about tapping into the millennial art buyer and the future of NFTs. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Dreams weigh more than excuses."So says an all-white, bold font sp...
Tags: Art, Instagram, Small Business, Entertainment, Investments, Boston, Disney, Trends, Markets, Economy, Millennials, Nba, Adweek, Gary Vaynerchuk, Christie, NFT


NFT Of One Of YouTube’s Most-Viewed Videos Of All Times Is Sold For Beaucoup Bucks

Sunday’s spending spree means the mysterious anonymous bidder will become the owner of the Charlie Bit My Finger clip. But it also gives them a chance to create some follow-up content. The auction page says the NFT winner will be given the opportunity to “recreate a hilarious modern-day rendition of the classic clip” that will feature “the original stars, Harry and Charlie”. – BBC
Tags: Art, Media, Harry, NFT, 05.25.21


CRIB KAWARA, META REBOOT — MY FIRST NFT SERIES

Non-Fungible Tokens… NFT’s… it’s a brave new world for creatives. And, like a realtor riding the post-pandemic splendor — I dove in. My first foray into the Ethereum Blockchain? A series entitled, “Crib Kawara, Meta Reboot”. Say what? I’ll explain… but first, let’s journey back to the early 1970’s… Beyond forever existing in the pantheon …
Tags: Art, California, College, Bob Dylan, Auction, Crypto, Ibm Watson, Bad, Ibm, Good, Dates, Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Zuckerberg, Ugly


Are Christie’s Warhol NFTs Fake?

Christie’s is collaborating with the Andy Warhol Foundation to stage an NFT sale comprising little-known digital art works from the Pop master’s archive. After the house announced the sale on Wednesday, some experts objected to it, claiming that the works being auctioned were essentially copies. – ARTnews
Tags: Art, Visual, Christie, NFT, Andy Warhol Foundation, 05.21.21


And Now Tattoos Will Be Sold As NFTs

But the owners won’t need to get tatted in real life. “In this new marketplace, customers will be buying the exclusive rights to the design of the tattoo, rather than the tattoo itself. ‘I’m selling you an idea, instead of just hours of my life,’ said [L.A. tattoo artist Scott] Campbell, who has been blurring the line between tattoo and fine arts for years, showing his tattoo-inspired sculptures and paintings at galleries and art fairs. ‘The NFT is basically a digital baseball card.'” – The New...
Tags: Art, Visual, NFT, 05.22.21, Scott -RSB- Campbell


How A Dallas Choir Made $375,000 With An NFT “Crypto Music”

“2020 had all been about crypto art. We believe that Betty’s Notebook is the birth of crypto music. It makes music truly ‘crypto native’,” meaning the piece is designed and meant for consumption on the blockchain, instead of simply being added to it as a NFT. “You can’t have Betty’s Notebook without the blockchain.” – Dallas Morning News
Tags: Art, Music, Dallas, NFT, Betty, 05.12.21



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