NEWS FROM THE DIGITAL AND NFT WORLD – APRIL 28 2021
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1) Basquiat: an NFT drawing of his with an original to be destroyed at auction
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s paper drawing entitled “Free Comb with Pagoda” (1986) has now become an NFT for sale on OpenSea, where bids start at 1 ETH (the equivalent of approximately $ 2,500).
The peculiarity of the auction? The buyer who wins the piece will have the opportunity to destroy the original work, leaving the NFT as the “only remaining form” of Basquiat’s work. The dark side of the crypto world ….
2) Beeple sulla copertina della rivista TIME
Beeple doesn’t miss a beat and takes the cover of TIME, one of the most authoritative in the world.
For the May issue, the crypto artist has reworked the first page of the magazine dedicated to the future of business, to represent the stratospheric acceleration of digitization in our world, where interests and identities are increasingly online.
3) Andre Oshea’s NFT retired with actor Chadwick Boseman
The NFT work created by digital artist Andre Oshea portraying Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman, with a posthumous nomination for the role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” was withdrawn from the auction on Rarible due to the controversy raised. The work for sale for $ 1.2 million unleashed the haters towards Oshea, accused of exploiting the actor’s early death for personal gain, who immediately apologized publicly and promised to redesign the work