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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston selling NFTs of rarely-exhibited French Impressionist pastels to raise funds for conservation

The museum, which holds the largest French Impressionist collection outside of France, will use proceeds from sales of around 2,000 NFTs to conserve two Degas paintings

Art Basel is not just an art fair, it is a technology platform

The emergence of NFTs has ignited the concept of "platforms" in the art world, but they are already everywhere

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Bored Apes, Beeple and Takashi Murakami among the winners at second annual NFT Awards in New York

The awards were given out during the fourth edition of the NFT.NYC conference, which is unfolding amid a major downturn in cryptocurrency markets

NFT apostle Noah Davis leaves Christie’s for CryptoPunks

Davis helped usher NFTs into the mainstream as Christie’s head of digital sales, and has vowed to keep the Punks pure

British Museum presses on minting NFTs despite crypto crash—when will UK museums stop seeing artworks as assets?

This Diary's predictions about NFTs, Brexit and Boris Johnson have all come true. But Britain removing image restrictions on art would be the ultimate victory

'Soho Scammer' Anna Sorokin to sell NFTs

Sorokin joins the many celebrities, from Grimes to Paris Hilton, who are cashing in on the NFT trend

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'It shouldn’t be a surprise that easily traded JPEGs are not "safe" assets': artist Sarah Meyohas on the NFT market

The French-US artist is showing a hologram sculpture with Marianne Boesky at Art Basel

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Congolese artists mint NFTs to challenge US museum's ownership of indigenous sculpture

The pair have created NFTs of a sculpture made in the Congo but owned by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in response to a disagreement over its loan

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Uffizi gallery makes only €70,000 from Michelangelo NFT that sold for €240,000

Deal with Cinello company fuels debate about ownership of Old Master masterpieces in the metaverse age

Crypto crash: what now for NFTs and the art world?

Plus, Norway’s mega-museum and a Spanish-American screen in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Verse, NFT platform with a former Tate curator in its corner, hopes to bring order to the digital art market

The site's first selling exhibition, a collaboration with 12 leading artists and curators, hopes to bring trusted sources to the mad world of Web3 collecting

Has the NFT art bubble finally burst? Not yet, new data suggests

NFT sales have dropped by 92% since last September, but analysts detect subtle evolutions in the blockchain market

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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