Christie’s becomes digital art pioneer with sale of NFT artwork

Christie’s is to become the first major auction house to sell a standalone NFT (Non-Fungible Token) work of art.

Everydays: The First 5000 Days’ (2021), a digital artwork by Beeple, will be auctioned online between 25 February and 11 March 2021. In a sign that Christie’s is charting new territory in the digital art market, it is offering Beeple’s work with an “unknown” estimate and bidding will start at US$100 (£72).

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