Artnet’s Sarah Cascone identifies the Top 10 Most Expensive Artwork NFTs of 2021

Wow, what a year 2021 has been for NFTs! Sarah Cascone of Artnet looks back at the Top 10 Most Expensive Artwork NFT sales of 2021. Beeple, Everydays—The First 5000 Days, $69 million, March 2021, Christie’s Beeple, HUMAN ONE, $29.8 million, November 2021, Christie’s Beeple, Crossroads, $6.6 million, February 2021, Nifty Gateway XCOPY, Right-click and Save As guy, $6.57…

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Artist Pak sells 266,445 NFTs for one (evolving) work The Merge for $91.8M on Nifty Gateway

Pak, the pseudonymous artist, may have wrested the title of the highest sale for a NFT-based artwork, although it’s unclear how to view it. Mike Winkelmann, aka Beeple, holds the record for the highest NFT sale at $69M for Everydays: The First 5,000 Days, which sold this past March 2021 at a Christie’s auction. Pak’s…

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NFT is the 2021 Word of the Year, says Collins Dictionary

It’s been quite a year for NFTs, from the highest sale ever in March 2021 ($69M for Beepe’s Everydays: The First 5,000 Days) to the highest quarter in sales ($10.7 billion) to the highest market cap for one collection ($2 billion for the Larva Labs’ CryptoPunks). Not surprisingly, Collins Dictionary named NFT the 2021 Word…

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Christie’s auction sells Beeple’s “Human One” for $28.9M

Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple keeps on churning on the big sales. Christie’s auctioned off his “Human One” artwork (shown above) for $28.9M. Ryan Zurrer, a Swiss venture capitalist, purchased it. [Singularity Hub] “Human One” is a life-sized 3D video sculpture, which Beeple describes as “the first portrait of a human born in the metaverse.” Beeple…

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From NFTs to physical art: Beeple to sell “HUMAN ONE” sculpture at Christie’s auction

As reported by today’s Wall Street Journal, Mike Winkelmann aka Beeple, who sold the highest priced NFT ever ($69M for “Everydays”), is planning on selling a physical sculpture that is 7 feet tall and called “HUMAN ONE” on November 9. The physical sculpture will be sold with an accompanying NFT. This is a great example…

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

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…

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