Beeple sold an NFT for $69 million

Jacob Kastrenakes

30 Apr 2021

Through a first-of-its-kind auction at Christie’s

“We have more responsibility than we’ve ever had in any collecting category as arbiters of the items that we’re selling,” Davis said.

“We have more responsibility than we’ve ever had in any collecting category as arbiters of the items that we’re selling,” Davis said.

The plan isn’t to pull more traditional artists into the digital world (a Jeff Koons NFT isn’t next on the list, Davis joked), but to work with established digital artists to explore their “alternative art history.”

Rodriguez-Fraile believes that the next wave of artists and collectors will come to see NFTs as simply the way art is bought and sold.

“I’m confident it’s not a hype thing,” he said. “It’s the catalyst for a generation.”