Category: Banksy

Asian Auction House Phillips Will Accept Crypto at Auction for a Physical Piece of Banksy Art

The well-known Phillips Auction House has announced the company plans to accept cryptocurrency for the first time in a physical art auction set for June 7-8. Phillips will be auctioning a world-famous piece of artwork called the “Laugh Now Panel” created by the anonymous street artist Banksy. ‘Laugh Now’- Phillips to Accept Cryptocurrency at a […]

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Auction house Sotheby’s to accept bitcoin and ether for a physical artwork via Coinbase

Centuries-old auction house Sotheby’s has collaborated with Coinbase to accept bitcoin and ether for a physical artwork for the first time. The artwork, Love Is In The Air, is a painting by popular graffiti artist Banksy. It will be on auction on May 12 at Sotheby’s New York. Bidding for the work is estimated at […]

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Burned Banksy NFT Sale Captures Close to $400K, Critics Claim Buyers Are ‘Morons’

On March 3, a group of anonymous art enthusiasts decided to burn an original Banksy screenprint worth roughly £70,000 or around $95,000 USD, and then turned it into a non-fungible token (NFT) asset. The art now exists as an NFT and was auctioned for 228.69 ethereum or $394k using today’s ether exchange rates. However, not […]

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A Group of Crypto Proponents Burned an Original Banksy ‘Morons’ Print and Turned It Into an NFT

Original artwork crafted by the pseudonymous England-based street artist and political activist Banksy has been burned in order to turn the art into a non-fungible token (NFT). The screenprint was one of only 500 made and was authenticated by Banksy’s verification company Pest Control. The burning was a symbolic message of turning a rare piece […]

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