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Seattle NFT Museum Grand Opening Digital Art

ArtReview ranked NFT as the top term used in the art world as part of its annual Power 100 list. As crypto art has nestled its way into the market, it was only a matter of time before the burgeoning art form got its own museum.
Jennifer Wong and Peter Hamilton will do just that as they open the Seattle NFT Museum (SNFTM) on January 14 with a curatorial focus on local artists. “The community has this…

How NFTs Are Changing the Publishing Industry

The first magazine entirely made in NFT has launched, The NFT Magazine with the second issue published on Opensea’s platform.
The NFT Magazine in detailsIn the past few days, The NFT Magazine organized a private sale for its community which sold out with about 450 copies, with 250 copies left for the public sale.This second issue of the NFT Magazine is with Coldie on the cover, a famous 3D artist who sold his crypto art for around $120’000, and is now selling his Snoop Dogg-dedicated NFT for more than $750’000.Also the first issue of The NFT Magazine had an important artist on the cover:…

An NFT Collector Hit Art Basel Miami Beach for a Crash Course. We Tagged Along.

Felix Xu figured he knew enough about art to navigate the analog scene at Art Basel Miami Beach. The 29-year-old Beijing co-founder and chief executive officer of the crypto startups Arpa and Bella Protocol has been buying NFT artworks at breakneck speed since the spring, ranking as one of the top 10 buyers of art on the digital art platform HicEtNunc. He now owns more than 3,000 digital artworks including examples by artists like Urs Fischer, Lucas Samaras and Damien Hirst.
But until Miami, Mr. Xu had never stepped foot into a fair selling art in real life. He didn’t…

The NFT Revolution Takes Center Stage At Art Basel Miami And Goes ‘Where No One Has Gone Before’ –…

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Every December during Art Basel, Miami becomes an art gallery of its own, bringing in artists from different corners of the world to celebrate all expressions of art —this year, Crypto and NFT art is on display.NFT, or “non-fungible token,” is a verified unique or limited-edition artwork with blockchain authentication. Like other art forms, NFTs can be unique or minted in limited editions and are offered as animations and static works.  The more “limited” the NFT is, the higher the price.READ MORE: Homegoing Celebration, Funeral Service Set For Congresswoman…

From Beeple at The Bass to Minting Your Own NFT at Art Basel, Crypto Art Descends on Miami Art Week

Monica Bonvicini, Hy$teria, 2019. Courtesy Galerie Krinzinger and Studio Monica Bonvicini, photo Belvedere21, Vienna. Art Basel Miami Beach 2021.
Thanksgiving table talk about NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) is over, and the (art) game is on now in South Florida, from a day-long summit to museum talks and special offerings at multiple venues plus the suite of contemporary art fairs during Miami Art Week, through Dec. 5. A handful of the week’s NFT-focused events include:
On Nov. 30, a new ticketed symposium called NFT BZL (Basel) brings together movers and shakers for an all-day series of…

Astra Guild Ventures declares its private sale

Have you heard of NFT Art? How about play-to-earn games? These are just some examples of the widespread use cases of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). In simpler terms, NFT are digital art or collectibles that have been coded uniquely, making their authenticity verifiable. People can then own and trade these digital assets in the blockchain. These assets can even go up to $69 million, as shown in the success of NFT artist Beeple.Astra Guild Ventures (AGV) is a DAO that invests in NFTs, P2E games, and other blockchain projects. Part of the mission of the DAO is to build a global community of…

The path to crypto adoption

Nonfungible tokens (NFTs) are evolving from a niche interest to a mainstream conversation. The variety of NFT art — from cuddly to edgy to menacing — is drawing in a new audience of enthusiasts. Beyond the art, NFTs are providing a glimpse into a new layer of social interaction.When framed as micro-social networks, NFTs could lead the way to a new form of social media based on creativity, ownership and contribution. Groups serve as epicenters of NFTs projectsEvery week, dozens of Discord and Telegram groups appear in support of new NFT projects. These groups serve as the epicenter for…

Non-Fungible tokenism: where is the diversity in cryptoart?

The cyber-utopian façade of NFT and crypto art spaces is at odds with an elitist underbelly – we go beneath its decentralised veneer to uncover the mammoth effort to make the crypto world more inclusive
Taken from the autumn 2021 issue of Dazed. You can buy a copy of our latest issue here
When multidisciplinary artist Latasha Alcindor, known to the internet world of the metaverse as LATASHA, joined the crypto artspace, she was determined to make a splash, to make space for people like her. She set out to create not only art, but a better place in her wake.
“It’s hard to…

Snoop Dogg Debuts NFT on SuperRare on view During Miami Art Week

SuperRare, the pioneering marketplace for curated NFT artwork, today debuts the first ever NFT artwork collaboration between Snoop Dogg and Coldie entitled Decentral Eyes Dogg. Featuring original artwork by both artists and a new audio track by Snoop Dogg the NFT will be available via timed auction November 29 – December 3 exclusively on SuperRare and will be on view during Miami Art Week at SuperRare’s curated exhibitions at nftnow x Christie’s and at the Flager Street Art Festival on the monolith.Snoop Dogg states: “Over the last year I have become a collector, a creator and…

NFT ReBorn Partnered With MetisDAO

NFT ReBorn is a decentralized platform based on AI where the second life is granted to any NFT artwork by its REBORN.

The platform will allow users to “rebirth” their usual NFTs into legends based on a variety of parameters, such as price, author, and so on. Artificial intelligence and smart contracts will do all the work for users, and the system shows users the final result before the “revival”. After each reborn users will have three unique indicators as follows:

UniquenessRaritySerial Number (#)As a result, the user gets a reborn NFT object with some…

Best 5 NFT Child Artists Who Are Ruling The Crypto Universe

They are creative and they mint. Some of them are already making as much money as their parents do. Meet Terasa Melvin. 12-year-old Teresa Melvin is an NFT artist and lives in Texas. She has minted 20 NFTs already and her work was recently showcased by NFT Kids a New York based magazine that encourages and supports kids to mint Non Fungible Tokens.  Teresa has shortlisted Best 5 Child NFT Artists for Outlook.
Teresa Melvin, NFT Artist and our curator for this list
Teresa live in Texas with her artist parents and has so far minted 20 NFTs.  Teresa’s NFT…

Visa To Launch NFT Program To Support Digital Creator Economy – Visa Inc. (V)

Financial services giant Visa Inc (NYSE:V) plans to launch a new non-fungible token program focused on lowering the barriers to entry for digital creators across the world.
What Happened: “NFTs offer a medium to connect directly with fans and collectors, making it easier for creators to monetize their talent and build a business,” Visa said in an announcement on Wednesday.
The company is collaborating with Major League Baseball player turned crypto artist Micah Johnson for the effort.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to work alongside and learn from a trusted…

At Least 77% of NFT Art Sales Going to Male Creators: Study

A caveat is that 16% of sales were chalked up to creators of “unknown” gender – hence the “at least.” Another caveat is that Bloomberg’s report on the study neglects to say how many NFT artists are women. Art Tactic arrived at these percentages by looking at total sales, but a look at the ratio of the amount of women to men in this space might provide a fuller picture of the inequities on display.

Legendary Dragon NFT Egg Sold Out in 10 Seconds During Primary Sale!

CryptoDragon’s NFT Egg reservation started at exactly 12 PM EST on November 7, 2021, and ended too quickly. Within 10 seconds, Legendary Dragon Egg and 499 more Eggs were reserved.

Random Eggs 0.2 ETH – sold outEpic Eggs 7 ETH – sold outLegendary Eggs 35 ETH – sold out
Less than 10 Seconds!#nft #nftart #nftcommunity #cryptodragons #ETH
— CryptoDragons.com (@CryptoDragons) November 7, 2021

Notably, NFT seems to have already determined the direction of development, despite the insane market leaps. NFT sales rose to a record $ 10.6…

Virtual insanity? Why the metaverse might be closer than you think

When I was a child, I always wanted to live in my dreams,” says 22-year-old crypto artist Moyosore Briggs. “When I got my phone, it was like, ‘OK, this is the first step.’” She has always been “strongly aware”, she says, that one day we’d be able to escape the everyday drudgery and exist in our imaginations – she just didn’t know it was going to be possible in her lifetime. But now that’s changing fast. “I’d say I’m about 10 per cent there already,” she continues, of how much she already operates in the virtual space. “But in 2050, I will be able to live in…

Wilder World raises $3 million for a metaverse built around NFT art

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Wilder World has raised $3 million to create a “metaverse” around art that is monetized by nonfungible tokens, or NFTs.
Wilder World is working with Zero.Space on the tech side, and it was started by 3D artist Frank Wilder. Rather than start one more site to sell NFT art, Wilder World is creating a world with the Epic Games’ Unreal Engine using a decentralized team, dubbed a decentralized autonomous organization, or DAO. The idea is to create a project more…

Huobi trials NFT marketplace to further GameFi and metaverse strategy

Huobi Group, the company operating one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is launching its own nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace, following in the steps of other major crypto exchanges.Huobi has rolled out a trial for Huobi NFT, an NFT marketplace allowing users to buy and trade NFT artwork and collectibles in numerous sectors, such as games, art, animation and music, Huobi Group announced on Monday.According to the announcement, the launch marks a milestone in the…

Wu-Tang Clan’s Unreleased Album Changes Hands From Martin Shkreli to an NFT Art Collective – Bitcoin News

After fighting in court since 2015, the former hedge fund manager Martin Shkreli was sentenced to seven years in prison for conspiring to commit securities fraud and he was forced to pay $7.4 million in fines. One of Shkreli’s prized possessions, an unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album, was seized by the U.S. Marshals and sold for $4 million. Just recently, the public was told that the unreleased record called “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” was sold to the non-fungible token (NFT)…

Obtaining historical and real-time crypto data with very simple web programming

While learning about cryptocurrencies, I desperately needed data that I could manipulate myself to do my own plots and analyses. Here I show you how to easily get real-time and historical crypto data right in your web browser with minimal programming skills. Source code, links, and some basic plots and analyses included.

Disclaimer: You will not find any financial advice here and I’m no expert in cryptocurrency, cryptoart, NFTs, their trading, etc. I only give away free HTML+JavaScript code to get data through API calls to CryptoCompare.com; and I display some plots derived from that data with some of my own subjective opinions.

I recently got interested in cryptocurrencies, cryptoart, NFTs, etc. Naturally, as a scientist working with data all the time, one of the first things I wanted to do was to play with cryptocurrency data myself.



Money talks…and so does money-making.

The surge of consumer money into cryptos, DeFi and NFTs is happening fast, and the pace of traditional Big Finance and Big Tech looking to buy into the action is happening just as fast.

Credit card giant Visa on Monday announced that it had purchased one of the original collectives of NFT artwork for 150 thousand dollars.

Cuy Sheffield, head crypto specialist at Visa, who happens to be an NFT enthusiast, explained his thoughts on the market’s rapid development over the last few years, and Visa’s intentions, in a blog post:

“We need a first-hand knowledge of the infrastructure needs for a global brand to buy, store, and utilize an NFT to enable our customers and partners to participate…

“The capacity to monitor and use a digital asset in various settings may imply exciting new possibilities in tickets, gaming, music, art, and beyond.”