Corriere della Sera and NFT: Andrea Bonaceto’s work on sale on Nifty Gateway
This is the first page of the newspaper of 21 July 1969 dedicated to the moon landing
Corriere della Sera, the first Italian newspaper to debut in the world of Non Fungible Tokens, created the NFT of the first page of the moon landing in collaboration with Crypto Artist Andrea Bonaceto.
It is a dynamic and programmatic Crypto work that, as the artist states, “blends visual art and poetry in a single medium”, ready to change to reach its final state when man returns to the moon.
The work will be auctioned today 23 September at 18:00 on the Nifty Gateway marketplace, one of the main NFT platforms, and consists of 10 different versions sold together with the portraits of the three astronauts who participated in the Apollo 11 expedition.
5mila dollari per i quindici esemplari con l’effigie di Neil Armstrong (primo uomo a mettere piede sul suolo lunare), 2.500 dollari per le t5 thousand dollars for the fifteen copies with the effigy of Neil Armstrong (the first man to set foot on the moon), 2,500 dollars for the thirty copies respectively with Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
For the occasion, the artist has also created an illustrated poem entitled Waiting for a Train in Palmyra, available only in 5 copies reserved for collectors of the artist at the symbolic cost of 3 dollars.
The artist Andrea Bonaceto had already made headlines when, with Hanson Robotics of Hong Kong, he created the work entitled “Sophia Instantiation”, also sold on the Nifty Gateway platform for a whopping $ 688,888.
On that occasion it was the first piece of Crypto Art created by an artificial intelligence in collaboration with the Italian digital artist who first painted a physical version of the portrait of the robot on which the humanoid robot Sophia then intervened. powerful AI, he transformed the work into NFT and then put it up for sale.
A few hours before the drop of the Corriere della Sera page, Nifty Gateway offers the opportunity to converse with the artist Andrea Bonaceto via a live chat on the marketplace’s twitter channel.