The Furry Lisa, CryptoArt, & The New Economy Of Digital Creativity

8 Reasons Why Crypto Art > Art

my cryptopunk crew, three of the ten thousand unique and trackable inaugural artistic use-cases of NFTs.
This piece, by famed NFT artist Beeple, is liable to make history as a “cross-over” moment when “EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS” is auctioned off by traditional auction house Christie’s on Feb 25th.
A few highlights from my collection, including “Release” by UK-based Digital Artist mbsjq (who i’ve followed on Behance since 2009 where his work has 5M+ views, and now on Instagram as well) who is fascinated with all things iridescent & outer space. I purchased one of mbsjq’s genesis series featuring “Astro & The Universe” for 3.3 ETH, and his latest on SuperRare was just acquired by another collector for 35 ETH (~$69,000)!
And here’s Dapp’s count, as of 2/21/21, on top seven marketplaces by volume transacted, updating here.
Dune’s report of SuperRare in particular, notice the turning point in just the last few weeks.

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From Packy’s excellent newsletter aptly called “Not Boring”
You can buy fractional units of culturally-relevant and scarce assets on Otis right now.
A screenshot of the mulit-media piece “the V01D / 034–00,” a generative program written using processing (JAVA) + GLSL shaders, by Joshua Davis.



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Scott Belsky

Scott Belsky


founder @Behance, cpo @Adobe, early stage investor and product obsessive; author of Making Ideas Happen and The Messy Middle.