Last week I traveled down a digital rabbit hole, and emerged five days later enlightened, energized, educated, enervated, and in dire need of a nap… NFT.NYC attendance in 2019, its first year, was 500. In 2020 that number rose to 1,500. By 2021 more than 5,000 were in attendance, and last week more than 15,000 … Continue reading Field Report: NFT.nyc 2022
Rethinking the Role of Art Galleries in the Web3 Space Note: This blog post provides background information regarding CGHBlockchain’s Metaverse exhibition Equality, Inspiration, Support. In my 37th year in the art world – which has included visiting countless gallery and museum exhibitions, art fairs, and private collections – one of the things I’m struck by … Continue reading Metaverse Curation & Exhibition
It’s about time. Web3 is offering unprecedented opportunities for women (and as we’ll see girls) to lead projects which can flourish without being constrained by the historical and gate kept limiting factors of glass ceilings, societal strictures, financial access restrictions, and frameworks (both overt and covert) which have been firmly in place for thousands of … Continue reading Girl Power Powers up the NFT Space
“…aka an artist and the blockchain ledger ate my pixels!” Earlier this year I became aware of an interesting project from an Instagram post by artist Jessica Goehring. For her #SocialNetworkSocialDistancing 2021 project you could direct message her a selfie and if she liked it, you would become an NFT! I had just visited the … Continue reading “How I became an NFt…”
The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, has just opened a major exhibition exploring NFTs and the Metaverse. CGHBlockchain is proud to have loaned two of our NFTs to this important event. The museum world is being challenged and invigorated by the unique properties and technology inherent to blockchain, Metaverse, and NFT art. Creation, collection, … Continue reading Ground breaking Exhibit Opens
The art world has been around for a very long time. Interestingly, although the type of art being created has changed dramatically over the years, what hasn’t changed much is how art is sold. The arrival of the internet, and later social media, has allowed artists some independence from the gallery system which has typically … Continue reading Shifting the Paradigm
When I first started hearing the term “Metaverse” vis-a-vis the art world last year (it seemed to spring up during the Covid induced quarantine) I quickly realized I hand no idea regarding what it meant. So I went to the search engine of my choice, and shortly thereafter realized it was a conflation of “Meta” … Continue reading Metaverse 101
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