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NFTs are accelerating the pace of art crime—here's how digital sleuths are sharpening their tools to fight wrongdoers online

Lawmakers must now contend with a new era of discord channels, smart contracts and open-source intelligence to combat cyber criminals

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NFTs ruled as digital assets after Singapore court freezes blockchain sale of Bored Ape

Collector has won a court injunction to stop the sale of an NFT that was used as collateral against a loan

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Tezos blockchain's foundation launches £1m fund to collect NFTs by African and Asian artists

Misan Harriman, the first Black photographer to shoot a British Vogue cover, has been entrusted with the collection—which launches as cryptocurrency markets plummet in value

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Material girl in the metaverse: Madonna and Beeple team up on an NFT triptych

Sale profits will go towards three non-profits supporting women and children worldwide

From NFT pets to a dystopian video game, digital art stands out at Nada New York 2022

The New Art Dealers Alliance's fair returns to New York with a massive line-up of 120 exhibitors taking over Pier 36

Major court battle looms over NFT launch of August Sander photographs

Bold move by German photographer’s descendant to put archive on the blockchain sparks copyright row

Rediscovered Schiele painting is turned into an NFT

The work, depicting the artist's uncle at a piano, will also go on long-term loan to Leopold Museum in Vienna

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NFTs recognised as ‘legal property’ in landmark case

Victims of NFT thefts are now likely to have greater protection in the UK—though other jurisdictions are lagging behind

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Miami Herald launches NFT collection, with sales supporting local artists and journalists

The collection, a partnership with sister publication El Nuevo Herald and local nonprofit Oolite Arts, will spotlight works by South Florida artists

The British Museum's NFT project has sent its carbon footprint soaring

Since the London museum began selling digital versions of works from its collection last September, it has emitted enough carbon to power an average US home for at least 57 years

Wanted: Instagram, but for the cryptoverse

The photo app is keen on muscling in on the NFT world, but crypto creatives aren't convinced that it is the right platform

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Counterfeit NFTs are creating major problems for digital platforms—but new tools to spot fakes are on the rise

Image recognition and data scraping technology are increasingly being used by the NFT community to protect intellectual property online

Ukrainian government sells NFTs combining art and tweets to fund army

The drop comes from the Meta History Museum of War, the official collection of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation

One giant leap for Jeff Koons: artist to send his sculptures to the moon

Corresponding digital renderings of the lunar-bound works will be sold as NFTs, obviously

Art Basel/UBS report: Global art market bounces back to above pre-pandemic levels—but recovery is uneven

Asian spending continues to grow, particularly at auction, while the UK’s market share shrinks to historic lows as Brexit woes linger

Crypto collectors beware: why online wallets are increasingly vulnerable to theft

NFTs are a major new economy and with every major new economy, there is a big new scam

Digital art company claims it is owed millions from NFT sales in lawsuit against artist

DigiArt is suing artist Danny Casale, also known as Coolman Coffeedan, for allegedly producing more than 10,000 NFTs in breach of their contract

What can the arts do to help Ukrainian refugees?

Plus, NFTs and more at Art Dubai, and Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s golden curtain in Toronto

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Biggest-ever Art Dubai fair offers smoke machines, escapism and, of course, NFTs: here’s what sold so far

The event's 15th edition dedicated a whole building to the "rapidly expanding digital arts space"

Here's how you can help the Ukraine aid effort by buying art

Auction houses, galleries, online platforms and artists are selling works for charities helping those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Here is a selection

'Men still own the world, and it’s not cute': NFT projects and DAOs lead the way during Women’s History Month

Nadya Tolokonnikova among those to launch NFT collecting fund which will invest in projects by female and LGBTQ+ artists

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Art Dubai flexes city’s futuristic credentials with focus on NFTs and crypto

Art fair opens in the UAE this week with a new digital arts section and a series of talks on all things metaverse

NFTs of Old Masters—good or bad?

Are the digitally produced copies of museum works sold as NFTs for six-figure sums simply very expensive digital posters?

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NFT of the Ukrainian flag—launched by Pussy Riot member to raise funds for war-torn country—sells for $6.75m

The sale organised by Ukraine DAO is raising funds for Come Back Alive, which will distribute supplies to Ukrainian civilians and the army

Fresh off a $1.7m crypto sale, light sculptor Leo Villareal explains NFTs to my sceptic self

The artist, famous for lighting up bridges across the Thames, tells me how he created his first NFT drop—which sold out within an hour

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NFT art—a sales mechanism or a medium?

The boom in non-fungible tokens is diminishing public understanding of what digital art actually is

'We hold NFTs with no value and no future perspective': aggrieved Art Wars NFT investors speak out over dispute

The 1,138 NFTs have been de-listed from OpenSea, after artists complained that permission had not been sought for the creation of NFTs of their work

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New NFT platform with art world bona fides launches marketplace with Fang Lijun digital editions

The renowned Chinese painter’s first NFTs, commissioned by Outland, will be followed by US artist Rachel Rose’s latest works in the format

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Eternal return: Italian museums to sell digital copies of masterpieces by Leonardo, Caravaggio and Modigliani

Replicas of works from four institutions, including the Uffizi, will be sold as NFTs by Unit London gallery