A Cultural Theorist Curated Japan's First-Ever NFT Auction, Featuring Work by 8 Contemporary Artists
Now, in conjunction with its major modern and contemporary art Sales (October 29–30), the auction house SBI Art Auctions will present the “NFT in the history of Contemporary Art,” a devoted sale of NFTs by eight contemporary artists. This will be the first sale of an NFT at an auction house in Japan. The sale is curated by cultural theorist Hiroki Yamamoto, an assistant professor at Tokyo University of the Arts, and explores the potential impacts of NFTs on contemporary art creation. Works in the sale are by Kenny Schachter, Serwah Attafuah, David O’Reilly, UuDam Tran Nguyen, Sputniko!, Yu-KI YUKI, Takakura Kazuki, and Lu Yang.