With the pandemic starting to ease in the United States, many had expected a year of wild investments to slow. It hasn’t. Yet.
It was the largest Bitcoin event in the world and the first major in-person crypto conference since the pandemic started. The jargon, the liquor and the millionaire talk flowed.
Berkeley will auction NFTs of invention disclosure forms filed by the creators of CRISPR and cancer immunotherapy.
People are selling and buying art, furniture and even houses and land that exist only virtually.
The original video of a baby biting his brother’s finger has drawn nearly 900 million views on the platform since 2007. But now one bidder owns it as a nonfungible token.
Scott Campbell is opening a marketplace where tattoos will be sold as digital tokens.
Professional basketball players are buying and selling digital video highlights while preaching the tech industry’s cryptocurrency gospel.
Digital creators used the blockchain to create a whole new art scene. Then their work started selling for thousands — sometimes millions of dollars.
These maps reveal patterns of ownership for NFT-based creations.
Horse racing meet NFT mania on Zed Run, a digital platform where some top steeds are fetching six-figure sums.
Zoë Roth, now a college senior in North Carolina, plans to use the proceeds from this month’s NFT auction to pay off student loans and donate to charity.
Apparently about $750 and the illusion of ownership.
Auction sales show a schism in the market: speculative buyers flock to crypto art while blue-chip collectors hold back, fearing legal gray areas and copyright issues.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone from curiosity to punchline to viable investment, making them almost impossible to ignore — for better or worse.
The artist Richard Prince appropriated her image for his work. Now she’s doubling back on it for one of her own.
Dive down a rabbit hole and explore nonfungible tokens, multimillion-dollar digital art and the nature of reality.
The craze for digital artworks known as NFTs exploded in the past year. Why are some people shelling out millions of dollars for them?
Making the digital artworks requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases.
When lots of money is sloshing around, culture changes.
As the prices of blockchain-secured works skyrocket and speculators swoop, experts are warning of an unsustainable bubble.
Bidders say they had many different motivations, including fun, self-promotion and signaling support for the NFT market.
People are buying digital items like a tweet and a meme for bonkers amounts of money. Let’s take a step back.
A digital collectible based on a column in The New York Times sold at auction on Wednesday, with proceeds going to the Neediest Cases Fund.
An artwork that sold for nearly $700,000 was the latest in the frenzied market for digital art — and possibly the first created in part by a non-human.
NFTs are the future of the attention economy. Or a scam. Or both.
Why can’t a journalist join the NFT party, too?
The artist just sold an encrypted digital collage for $69 million. So are non-fungible tokens the next new asset class, or is it all hype?
Repeat after me: Everything that can be digitized will be digitized.
Each market frenzy seems crazier than the last. But all have the same roots.
“It feel like I got a steal,” the buyer, who calls himself Metakovan, said in an interview about the “nonfungible token,” or NFT, he bought at an online auction.
Welcome to the new frontier, the junction of internet culture and financial libertarianism. What’s art got to do with it?
“Nonfungible tokens” and blockchain technology are taking the mainstream art world by storm, fetching huge prices. We explain, or try to.