NFT Art: A hypetrain or the Latest Paradigm Shift in ART?

Image Credits: Photo by Luis Alfonso Orellana on Unsplash
Figure dans un Fauteuil (Seated Nude, Femme nue assise), oil on canvas, 92.1 × 73 cm,
Pablo Picasso, 1909–10, Figure dans un Fauteuil (Seated Nude, Femme nue assise), oil on canvas, 92.1 × 73 cm, Tate Modern, London; Source: Wikipedia

Definition of Art

If one general statement can be made about the art of our times, it is that one by one the old criteria of what a work of art ought to be have been discarded in favor of a dynamic approach in which everything is possible.

NFTs change the lens by which we see art

Beeple’s Everydays: the First 5000 Days, a digital collage of 5000 images developed over a period of 14 years
Beeple’s Everydays: the First 5000 Days, a digital collage of 5000 images developed over a period of 14 years; Source: Wikipedia
One of the 5000 images that comprise the above artwork
One of the 5000 images that comprise the above artwork; Source: Wikipedia
LaMelo Ball NFTs
Image Credits: Playground Studios

“The dynamic nature of Beeple’s art speaks to an emerging paradigm in both art and crypto, where the artist and the buyer are in prolonged conversation — and the transaction is just the start of the deal.”

NFTs have shaken up the art industry

So, what do we think?

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