Who is Beeple, who came from nothing to become the third most expensive living artist in the world? Only half a year before his historic sale, he was involved with NFTs, which then turned the art market upside down. Art.Salon takes a close look at this influential combination of artist and medium.
Beeple plans his own studio
Beeple's rise to the art Olympus
Beeple: just a few years ago, a web designer with two million followers who creates digital artworks in his spare time. Since 2021, he is known worldwide as the third most expensive living artist behind Jeff Koons and David Hockney. How did this meteoric rise come about and what role do NFTs play for Beeple − and what role does he play for NFTs?
How NFTs are changing the art market
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) have only been part of the art market for a few years, but are already responsible for many headlines. NFTs have been the art market topic of the last three years. An overview of a sensational art form.