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Sotheby's Stakes Sincerity in “Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale"

Back in March, as we emerged from the pandemic into what we hoped might be some familiar external world, the Christie’s auction of Beeple’s The first 5000 days, as an NFT sent us deep into the crypto-verse. In a contrived play (with a tired recipe for hype), and pairing ironic, irreverent work by a white male artist with an ungodly amount of money - another Jeff Koons/Damien Hirst-like figure was minted.
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