The US$69 million sale of Beeple’s Everydays - The First 5,000 Days (2021) contributed to NFTs accounting for a staggering 8 per cent of all contemporary art sales at Christie’s in 2021. Photo: Beeple
The US$69 million sale of Beeple’s Everydays - The First 5,000 Days (2021) contributed to NFTs accounting for a staggering 8 per cent of all contemporary art sales at Christie’s in 2021. Photo: Beeple
Auctions

How NFTs, online bidding and Asian demand helped auction houses to a bumper 2021, with Sotheby’s and Christie’s selling US$14.4 billion alone

  • Incredible moments include the US$69 million sale of Beeple’s NFT Everydays – The First 5,000 Days and the US$25 million sale of Banksy’s Love is in the Bin
  • Nearly half of bids made for Sotheby’s pieces over US$5 million came from Asia, while Asian spend accounted for a third of all auction sales at Christie’s

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The US$69 million sale of Beeple’s Everydays - The First 5,000 Days (2021) contributed to NFTs accounting for a staggering 8 per cent of all contemporary art sales at Christie’s in 2021. Photo: Beeple
The US$69 million sale of Beeple’s Everydays - The First 5,000 Days (2021) contributed to NFTs accounting for a staggering 8 per cent of all contemporary art sales at Christie’s in 2021. Photo: Beeple
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