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‘We have no doubt NFTs are art’: after selling tokenised Leonardo, Hermitage plans exhibition of born-digital works

Russian museum will look beyond the market hype to address deeper questions about "the specific possibilities of this medium", says contemporary art curator Dimitri Ozerkov

Were Banksy and Pranksy both pranked in $330,000 NFT sale?

NFT of a smoking punk appeared to link to Banksy’s website but the webpage was swiftly removed, prompting rumours of a hack

Immersive, interactive and a great way to display NFTs: Falko Alexander Gallery’s expansive VR exhibition

With its first virtual venture, an emerging gallery in Cologne removes the barrier between real life and virtual reality

Hermitage museum mints Leonardo, Monet, Van Gogh NFTs to raise funds

The Russian museum had to overcome country's stringent restrictions on cryptocurrencies

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Lost Art: Do NFTs mean the end of real-world art?

The digital works can be seen as just the latest overhyped trend, or the newest incarnation of using technology to create art

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The Whitworth gallery in Manchester mints a William Blake NFT in aid of community causes

The museum will track the activity of the crypto work for the next two years for a 2023 exhibition on art economics

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The Art Exchange offers tech-savvy, young and up-and-coming art

New marketplace launches with digital works created as non-fungible tokens—with more to follow

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Inside the 'world's first NFT residency': two artists, Tinie Tempah, and a mansion on the French Riviera

What happens when a rapper, a painter and an art fair director get together in a swanky hotel to make digital art?

How a crypto and digital art fair is using Instagram to show—and sell—works

CADAF has opened its second online edition but the social media app—paired with QR codes and AR filters—is helping the fair to physically interact with visitors in Paris

Sotheby's to offer Tim Berners-Lee's original code for world wide web as (you guessed it) an NFT

Berners-Lee says NFTs are the "ideal way to package the origins behind the web"

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Jobs for the boys…why I'm starting to feel old amid the new art world order

The thrusting land of NFTs and tech nomads favours the young—and has yet to shake off the old ties of nepotism

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From sneakers to Pokémon cards: here are five of the hottest collectibles

With baseball cards selling for $5.2m each and Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s first ever tweet making $2.9m, people will collect anything if its rare and makes them nostalgic

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No Fear in Trying: Unit London gallery launches NFT trading platform

Kenny Schachter will curate a physical exhibition of NFT art in the Mayfair space

Artist Khaled Jarrar is selling handfuls of soil from Palestinian farmland—and has turned them into NFTs

The work draws attention to the desertification of agricultural land in Palestinian territory

Unlike Elon Musk, Ora-Ora gallery will be accepting Bitcoin at Art Basel in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong gallery will be among the first to use the new form of payment at the fair

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Contract Killers: artist Nancy Baker Cahill challenges the efficacy of the 'smart contracts' behind NFTs with an augmented reality project

The environmentally conscious project considers broken and violated social contracts in the artists space and in society as a whole

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NFTs and colossal prices have turbocharged the art market—but has something died in this 'second renaissance'?

As people pay eye-watering crypto-sums for digital art, many see losses as well as gains in this brave new intangible world

How a new digital art market could mimic the traditional one—including in bad ways

The new breed of art buyers are likely to need administrators, curators and lawyers much like those in the conventional art world

Basquiat NFT withdrawn from auction after artist’s estate intervenes

“No licence or rights were convened to the seller,” estate says

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Basquiat drawing to be auctioned as an NFT—and winning bidder will be given the option to destroy the original

Drawing is being sold in an auction sponsored by the firm behind David Bowie’s online bank

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NFTs in IRL: the rise of digital art galleries in physical spaces

Bricks-and-mortar commercial spaces are bringing crypto art to life, "providing an experience beyond the artwork living on a cell phone”

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The cost of a single tulip bulb surged to the same price as a mansion 400 years ago: are NFTs the ‘tulipmania’ of the 21st century?

Similarities between the new digital technology craze in the art world and the surge in value of tulips in 17th-century Holland suggest that it could all end in (real) tears

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A grey single-pixel 'work' sells for $1.3m at Sotheby’s maiden NFT sale

Over 3,000 bidders purchased nearly 24,000 digital works in a three-day, multi-facted sale on Niftygateway

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NFTs and the 'Art' world: panic and possibility

The technology must become more diverse, says Ruth Catlow, the co-founder of Furtherfield

Christie’s to auction a slice of NFT history for $9m this May

Larva Labs created 10,000 CryptoPunks three years ago—and gave away most of them

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Boo to NFTs! Hang on, think of no customs fees

As Brexit makes buying anything from Europe almost impossible, purchasing questionable digital art is almost tempting