The Future of Art – BCM325 Pitch

Alana Smith

Inspired by the recent $70 million dollar sale of Beeple’s Non-Fungible Token (NFT) digital art piece, I decided to pursue the future of art for my DA. I will be exploring through a 3- part blog series how blockchain technology, cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens are altering the future of art as we know it and what this means in regard to what constitutes art, how art is sold and how art is “owned” over the course of the next 5-10 years. 

Beeple, Everydays – The First 5000 Days, 2021.

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Chevet, S. 2018, Blockchain Technology and Non-Fungible Tokens: Reshaping Value Chains in Creative Industries, online article.

Leech, O. 2021, What are NFTs and How Do They Work?, Coin Desk, online article.

Narayanan, A. et al., 2016, Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction, Princeton University Press.

Pires, S. 2021, Crypto Art: How Artists Are Selling Their Work…

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