NFTs, Art, and Tech – Part 2

It’s been just a little under 3 weeks since Beeple’s 5000 Days sold for a mind-boggling (and highly controversial) sum of $69 million. While NFTs have been around for years, Beeple’s 5000 Days was probably a seminal moment in propelling NFTs to the fore of tech and popular (mainstream?) culture.

What’s interesting is that in just 3 short weeks, interest in NFTs seem to have gone from full-on excitement and exuberance to disillusionment and disregard.… Read the rest “NFTs, Art, and Tech – Part 2”

NFTs, Art, and Tech

So…a piece of digital art was just successfully auctioned by the venerable auction house, Christie’s, for $69 million. You may have heard!

Christie’s (and Sotheby’s) are serious places. Only serious art – art that has been carefully vetted in terms of provenance and authenticity – gets through those doors.

So, that certainly imparts some credibility to digital art!

This is the piece that sold for $69 million:

Source: EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS by Beeple via Christie’s

The piece is called EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS by Beeple, a digital artist from South Carolina.… Read the rest “NFTs, Art, and Tech”