Beeple’s Everydays – The First 5,000 Days sells for $69M in March 2021, highest NFT sale

Beeple watching his NFT sell for $69.3 million at Christie’s auction
  • Mike Winkelmann, a digital artist known as Beeple, astonished the art world by selling his NFT at a Christie’s auction for $69.3 million.
  • The sale of Beeple’s Everyday: The First 5000 Days (2021) set the record for the highest sale for an NFT, and the 1st by an auction house, and the 3rd highest sale of a living artist’s artwork by an auction house.
  • Vignesh Sundaresan aka MetaKoven, a crypotocurrency investor, purchased Beeple’s Everyday.
  • NFT stands for non-fungible token. It refers to digital art of virtually any kind that has been certified as non-fungible or unique (“one of a kind”) when stored on blockchain.
  • Anything that is digital can be converted into an NFT.