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Most Influential Artist: Ravi Vora
The Los Angeles-based photographer captured Gary Vaynerchuk and Vayner3 President Avery Akkineni.
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What Dance Tells Us About the Uses and Limitations of Art
NFTs may be able to help creators monetize their work, but questions of copyright and ownership have yet to give creators true ownership over their creations.
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Generative Art NFTs Bring New Heat to Crypto Winter
As NFT trading slows, generative art projects and renewed interest by traditional auction houses continue to grow.
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What Are Generative Art NFTs?
While the art style has been around for decades, generative art recently gained popularity as a tool for NFT artwork thanks to artists like Tyler Hobbs, Snowfro and Pak.
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CDCROP: Azuki released a series of nine golden skateboards with a 24k gold-plated deck (Chiru Labs)
Azuki Raises $2.5M With NFT-Backed Golden Skateboard Sale
The anime-inspired NFT project auctioned off eight golden skateboards that can be burned for “physical backed tokens,” an experimental new concept that blends physical and digital goods.
CDCROP: Azuki released a series of nine golden skateboards with a 24k gold-plated deck (Chiru Labs)

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Tyler Hobbs’ QQL NFT Project Raises Nearly $17M in Successful Mint
The Fidenza NFT artist's latest project continued to climb in trading throughout the day.
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Tyler Hobbs' Fidenza NFT Project Gets $1M Pump Over 48 hours
One wallet alone spent around $900,000 on the generative art NFT project.
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What Are Solarpunk and Lunarpunk Anyway?
Two environmentally focused fictional microgenres have become cornerstones of the Web3 aesthetic. Here’s how that happened.
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New York’s Museum of Modern Art Considers Buying NFTs With Proceeds of $70M Auction: Report
MoMA has a team monitoring the digital art market and will consider purchasing non-fungible tokens.
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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 26, 2022
Bitcoin and ether were trading in familiar ranges ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech, but that has changed. Also, a look at a Silicon Valley artist’s take on NFTs. CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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