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Major court battle looms over NFT launch of August Sander photographs

Julian Sander called The August Sander 10K Collection a “pioneering step” into a “brave new world”. Now, he says, “it’s turned into a shit-show.”The collection was supposed to be historic. It would mark the first time the archive of a major figure in the history of photography would be made available as NFTs (non-fungible tokens), allowing a historically significant photography collection to be communally ...

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CIFO, Ars Electronica Launch Award for Latin American Artists – ARTnews.com

The Miami-based Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) has partnered with one of Europe’s most storied art-and-technology festivals, Ars Electronica, to create a new grant program that will support Latin American artists working with technology. The CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards will come with up to $30,000 per artist. They support the commissioning of new major works that will enter CIFO’s collection and be presented at Ars ...

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Ukraine to launch NFT to mark history of Russian invasion | Ukraine

The Ukrainian government is to launch a non-fungible token marking the history of the Russian invasion with unique digital art, in its latest use of digital assets to fund its war efforts.The country’s deputy minister of digital transformation, Alex Bornyakov, said the NFT collection would be “like a museum of the Russian-Ukrainian war. We want to tell the world in NFT format.”NFTs confer ownership ...

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Art Fairs, Museums, Auction Houses Unite to Launch New York Art Week – ARTnews.com

In many cities, when a blue-chip fair comes to town, the city’s galleries, museums, nonprofits, and other art-related spaces tend to roll out the best to showcase to visitors what they have to offer under the umbrella of an official event. There’s never been an initiative of the sort in New York, however—until now. This May, more than 20 New York–based art organizations have ...

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PlayStation Studios Celebrate Horizon Forbidden West Launch with Cool Crossover Art

Image: Sucker Punch ProductionsYou may not have heard, but Horizon Forbidden West is out now on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. The highly anticipated sequel to 2017's Horizon Zero Dawn, Guerrilla Games has been working on this ambitious open world title for years — and now the developer's ready to celebrate the game's release alongside its fellow PlayStation Studios. As has become customary amongst ...

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Picasso heirs launch digital art piece to ride ‘crypto’ wave

GENEVA -- Pablo, meet Crypto.Heirs of Pablo Picasso, the famed 20th-century Spanish artist, are vaulting into 21st-century commerce by selling 1,010 digital art pieces of one of his ceramic works that has never before been seen publicly — riding a fad for “crypto” assets that have taken the art and financial worlds by storm.For an exclusive interview before the formal launch this week, Picasso's ...

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For Freedoms Artist Collective to Launch First NFT – ARTnews.com

Since last year, the date January 6 has taken on a new connotation after pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol Building. But that isn’t the only important happening that occurred on that day in history, and For Freedoms is reaching back further back in time for an NFT—the group’s first—themed around a different event that took place on January 6. Founded by artists Hank ...

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