Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for a digital artwork, by the artist known as Beeple, stored in a JPEG file. Photo: AP Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for a digital artwork, by the artist known as Beeple, stored in a JPEG file. Photo: AP
Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for a digital artwork, by the artist known as Beeple, stored in a JPEG file. Photo: AP
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‘We don’t worship at Beeple’s feet’: US$70m buyers of NFT by American artist on their auction success and why they became art investors

  • Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for images stored in a JPEG file which comes with a digital certificate of authenticity
  • ‘Not all 5,000 are masterpieces … This is more about the combined narrative of what Beeple represents,’ Venkateswaran says

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Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for a digital artwork, by the artist known as Beeple, stored in a JPEG file. Photo: AP Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for a digital artwork, by the artist known as Beeple, stored in a JPEG file. Photo: AP
Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran paid US$69.3 million for a digital artwork, by the artist known as Beeple, stored in a JPEG file. Photo: AP
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