This video discusses the recent sale of Beeple’s NFT (Non-fungible token) at Christie’s for $69 million dollars. This sale was Christies’ first for an entirely digital artwork, and the first time Christie’s accepted payment in the cryptocurrency Ether. How does this event impact the art world today, and the future in terms of NFTs? Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Lauryn Welch.
- Sale of Beeple’s JPG at Christie’s
- What is an NFT?
- 5,000 images in Beeple’s artwork
- Other NFT artists
- Artist’s royalties & NFTs
- NFT marketplaces
- How digital art is perceived in the art world