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Death in Miami: crypto winter imperils NFTs and the 'effective altruism' movement too

The collapse of FTX has not only devastated the crypto world, but also threatened the ethics of “make money, do good” touted by its founders

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Crypto winter is here—and NFT artist royalties are under threat

As sales plummet, crypto traders are pushing for larger profits on NFT resales, with four marketplaces no longer honouring secondary sales royalties

Artist Gabriel Massan uses video game world-building and the blockchain to reimagine the meaning of 'Third World'

The Brazilian digital artist is creating a multi-level collaborative game as part of the Serpentine Galleries' Artist Worlds programme, and minting tokens with the Tezos blockchain

Random International’s newest work combines an immersive experience with NFTs

The light work "Living Room" is one several interactive pieces on show for Miami Art Week

Miami—once touted as an NFT hub—suffers through enduring ‘crypto winter’

Amid high-profile bankruptcies of cryptocurrency companies and a dramatically shrinking NFT market, some art world players are pulling back while others double down

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Hilma af Klint’s family criticises the NFT sale of the artist’s sacred paintings

The Swedish artist's family say the digital drop contradicts the artist’s will and goes against her artistic intentions

UK government launches inquiry into risks posed by NFT market and crypto

Department for Media, Culture and Sport is asking public for evidence related to the safety of current blockchain regulations

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Painter Loie Hollowell, who is launching an NFT series to support abortion funds, discusses politics, motherhood and her market

The Contractions series, based on the artist's experience giving birth to her daughter, will be sold on the blockchain to help those affected by the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Hilma af Klint goes multimedia: NFTs launched on Pharrell Williams's Goda platform are latest digital offering of Abstract artist's work

The pioneering Swedish artist is having a moment, with a newly-released biopic, new VR and AR experiences and NFT editions

Sell your soul: how digital signatures and NFTs are creating a market for intangible art

Some of the works being minted on the blockchain are all hype—but some are brilliant conceptual works

Non-Fireproof Tokens: Damien Hirst burns his own paintings

Artist installs six sculptural wood-burning fireplaces at his Newport Street Gallery in London for the final phase of NFT project "The Currency"

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Mexican government investigating collector who claims he burned a Frida Kahlo drawing for an NFT charity project

Collector Martin Mobarak purportedly set a 1944 Kahlo drawing on fire in a martini glass while a mariachi band burst into song during a ceremony at his Miami mansion

Christie’s launching new platform that will allow for sales to exist fully on the blockchain

The inaugural sale on Christie's3.0 will consist of nine NFTs by the artist and activist Diana Sinclair

Ethereum, the NFT market's blockchain of choice, cuts its CO2 output by 99%

The long-awaited shift looks set to make the world of NFTs considerably less harmful to the environment

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Olafur Eliasson launches a virtual reality work and NFT commissioned by MetaKovan—the man who paid $69.3m for 'that' Beeple

The Icelandic-Danish artist talks exclusively to The Art Newspaper about his viewer-first approach to his work Your view matter, which is available to all in AR and VR

Frank Stella is making an NFT—but why?

Debuting here, we look at the first NFT of one of the world’s most important living painters

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Washington becomes first US state to tax NFTs

Although taxing non-fungible tokens is tricky because of uncertainty over where they are sourced, other states look set to follow Washington’s lead

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NFTs use 'smart' contracts—but what exactly are they?

The sale of works on the blockchain inscribes "promises" within the code—but it is not that simple

After the Kardashian-Marilyn Monroe dress controversy, we ask: what rights do artists have over the future care of their work?

Images of the famous dress allegedly damaged by Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala have prompted fresh questions about the safeguarding of art and precious objects

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Recession is likely—and the art market is not immune

It might take a little longer in our world for the bad news to feed through, but feed through it will

Crypto crash or burn? Damien Hirst to set his paintings on fire for NFT project

Artist will destroy thousands of his works at Newport Street Gallery in London this autumn

Why are NFT platforms opening up physical gallery spaces?

SuperRare, Superchief Gallery NFT, Bright Moments and Quantum Art have all opened galleries in the US over the past year

Marina Abramovic: 'We need less artists and more heroes'

As the performance artist launches her Circa 2022 commission, she opens up about her father, her new "hero" grants, and why she is dropping her first NFT collection

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NFT twist is latest development in saga of contested ‘Leonardo’ painting hidden in a Swiss vault

A painting of a princess possibly by the Old Master has been sold digitally—but questions remain over its provenance, the inherent value of non-fungible tokens and who owns what

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Italian government plans to halt digital sales of masterpieces from its major museums

Move follows €240,000 sale of NFT of Michelangelo work, with Uffizi taking a share of the profits

‘No mere monkey business’: creators of Bored Apes NFTs sue artist Ryder Ripps for trademark infringement

The artist defended his series as “a protest against and parody of” the prized monkey illustrations