“Kim Jong-un Rebrand” (2019) by Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple. The digital artwork is one of 5,000 images by the artist combined to create “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, which is currently up for auction. Photo: Mike Winkelmann “Kim Jong-un Rebrand” (2019) by Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple. The digital artwork is one of 5,000 images by the artist combined to create “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, which is currently up for auction. Photo: Mike Winkelmann
“Kim Jong-un Rebrand” (2019) by Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple. The digital artwork is one of 5,000 images by the artist combined to create “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, which is currently up for auction. Photo: Mike Winkelmann
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How NFTs fueled ‘crypto art’ like Beeple’s, creating a new way of collecting

  • Digital art carrying unique blockchain-based ID tags that confirm authenticity is selling for big money, able to be collected and traded just like regular art
  • A piece of crypto art by graphic designer Beeple currently being auctioned by Christie’s had a high bid of US$8.3 million on March 9

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“Kim Jong-un Rebrand” (2019) by Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple. The digital artwork is one of 5,000 images by the artist combined to create “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, which is currently up for auction. Photo: Mike Winkelmann “Kim Jong-un Rebrand” (2019) by Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple. The digital artwork is one of 5,000 images by the artist combined to create “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, which is currently up for auction. Photo: Mike Winkelmann
“Kim Jong-un Rebrand” (2019) by Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple. The digital artwork is one of 5,000 images by the artist combined to create “Everydays: The First 5,000 Days”, which is currently up for auction. Photo: Mike Winkelmann
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