Non-exchangeable tokens, often known as NFTs, are the newest method for trading collectibles. These tokens span a wide variety of art forms, including digital art, GIFs, music, and more. Basically, anything that can be deemed to have value and that can be kept digitally can be traded as a form of non-fiat currency (NFT).
Most significantly, NFTs are a component of the blockchain that underlies Ethereum (which is a type of cryptocurrency), and the information that is kept in files has value – sometimes quite a little. As news of NFT sales continues to spread, one of the most popular topics of conversation is top NFT artwork. Everyone wants to know what all the excitement is about.
But for the time being, continue reading to learn about the NFT artwork that piqued our interest due to the astronomical amount at which it was sold in comparison to the quality of the art itself. And if you’re feeling creative, you should invest in some of the best tools for digital art and make some of your own to sell.
The Pinnacle of NFT Digital’s Artwork so Far
Kevin McCoy – Quantum
Initially developed in 2014, NFTs are the pioneering financial instrument of their kind. Among them, Quantum is the first of its kind; it was developed by Anil Dash and Kevin McCoy, who created the first blockchain-backed mechanism for selling NFTs. The project’s hilarious moniker, “monetised graphics,” comes from the fact that it was created to offer digital artists more control over their work, as Dash recently explained in The Atlantic.
Beeple – Everydays – The First 5000 Days
Beeple, aka Mike Winkelmann, will get some money in March of 2021 after selling his book Everydays – The First 5000 Days. The record price paid for an NFT is $69.3 million, which was achieved.
This labor of love is a collage that Winklelmann put together by collecting one work of artwork per day for 5,000 days, beginning in 2007. Winkelmann is still working on it now, utilizing programs like Cinema 4D and Octane.
Luxury goods auction house It was Christie’s first all-digital NFT auction, and the collage sold for a record price. This roller coaster of an event culminated in the third-highest sum ever paid for a work by a living artist.
The Gucci Ghost is really bold, and we adore it for that reason. It’s a Gucci phantom, as the name implies, but it wasn’t made by Gucci; it was made by the multi-talented artist Trevor Andrew. Andrew has made a name for himself with his many interpretations of the Gucci Ghost in neon lights, pop art–style posters, and sculpture installations.
Blake Kathryn makes beautiful and futuristic digital art that is both vivid and ethereal. Kathryn has worked with major brands including Adobe, Fendi, and Jimmy Choo, and she is also a prominent figure in the NFT industry.
Seasons (above) is a breathtaking portrayal of the four seasons set within a sequence of ascending chambers, and it is defined as a “reflection of time spent within familiar walls.”
Fyre Festival logo
A 2019 Netflix documentary immortalizes the opulent cash grab that left many of the ultra-wealthy reeling after they fell for the bogus festival fraud. One of the most contentious purchases of NFT art ever, the $122,000 price tag shows how the symbol has evolved into a significant artifact of cultural heritage.
Trevor Jones and Jose Delbo – Genesis
You can buy this seductive take on Batman as part of a five-issue series called Genesis, which will hit shelves in 2020. This piece of NFT artwork is a collaboration between comic book artist José Delbo (famous for his work on Wonder Woman, the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine comic, and others) and Trevor Jones, who took Delbo’s exquisite pencil and ink design and rendered it in oil on canvas to create a duet (a contemporary artist).
Krista Kim – Mars House
On SuperRare, you can buy “Mars Dwelling,” the “world’s first digital house,” for $500,000. It’s a digital piece of real estate that has been listed for sale. Kim and Krista’s home is a 3D-rendered glass “light sculpture” perched above the gloomy Martian mountains.
Enjoy the Martian sun from the comfort of your own home with this virtual reality experience, complete with a music composed by Jeff Schroeder of the Smashing Pumpkins.