Tag: NFTs

Crowds Swarming a New Show at Galerie König Suggest NFTs Are Infiltrating the Art World Faster Than Ever

The line snaked down the block when I strolled up to Galerie König on Tuesday night to see Refik Anadol’s new show at the gallery, which is causing a small sensation among a cross-section of the public that does not normally show up at art exhibitions. In the queue was a pair from the finance industry who were trying to get in for the third time. ...

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Art collective launches collection of NFTs for ownership of the STARS

A British art collective plans to launch a collection of NFTs purporting to grant ownership of the stars, as the crypto-art craze shows no signs of abating.The Ten Thousand Suns project, created by the Adequate Content collective, says it will issue 9,096 NFTs which correspond to every star visible with the naked eye from Earth later this month.Each NFT will grant proof of ownership of ...

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Malaysian artists earn freedom to be creative with NFTs | Arts and Culture News

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Life-sized murals, quirky installations and every colour on the canvas: before the COVID-19 pandemic closed art and performing spaces in March 2020, the art festivals and galleries of the Malaysian cities of Kuala Lumpur and George Town provided a lifeline, and inspiration, to the country’s artists. But with the disruption of the past 20 months, many have struggled to survive ...

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A Look Back at Art News in 2021, From NFTs to Restitution

If we’re being honest, 2021 hasn’t been any better than 2020. Any hopes of “normalcy” were dashed as the alphabet of COVID-19 variants grew longer. As the pandemic raged, the political sphere erupted in chaos, workers across the globe took a stand against exploitation, and we were forced to learn what NFTs are. Hyperallergic journalists spent the year reporting on the stories most pressing ...

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Aorist Auctions Newly Minted NFTs to Save Miami’s Endangered Reefs – ARTnews.com

Last night, as part of Miami Art Week, Aorist, a newly established cultural organization focused on sustainable NFT-based artist commissions, hosted a reception to launch its first round of commissioned artworks and an auction of related NFTs at the Faena Hotel in Miami Beach. The exhibition, titled “Crossroads,” features five new pieces by artists Refik Anadol, Nancy Baker Cahill, Andrés Reisinger, Auriea Harvey, and ...

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Banksy’s ‘Love Is in the Air’ to Be Fractionalized into 10,000 NFTs – ARTnews.com

“I always wanted to own art, even when I had absolutely no money—I wished I could have at least a tiny stake in the paintings that I liked.” So said Loïc Gouzer, the ex-head of contemporary art at Christie’s and a co-founder of Particle, a new NFT company that aims to fractionalize ownership of traditional artworks by converting them into sets of NFTs called ...

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Art Industry News: Damien Hirst Has Now Minted 10,000 NFTs Based on That Viral Drake Album Cover He Designed + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday, November 29. NEED TO READ Tate Show Curator Says Museums Must Own Up to Slavery Links – David A Bailey, the curator of the Tate Britain exhibition “Life Between Islands: Caribbean-British Art 1950s–Now,” said ...

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