Digital art

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Royal Ballet dancer to auction world’s first ballet NFTs
Natalia Osipova hopes to ‘broaden appeal’ of ballet by selling unique digital copies of performances

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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NFT beats cheugy to be Collins Dictionary’s word of the year
The abbreviation of ‘non-fungible token’ tops a shortlist also including pingdemic, climate anxiety and metaverse

Alison Flood

24, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Fab abs, trauma videos and a big pile of sweets: the art and artists of TikTok
From the user proudly exhibiting his dad’s nudes to the woman making sculpting dangerous, art on TikTok is direct, intimate and confessional, with little time for the abstract or avant garde

Jonathan Jones

11, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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‘I went from having to borrow money to making $4m in a day’: how NFTs are shaking up the art world
Digital art is a billion-dollar business, with everyone from Paris Hilton to Damien Hirst trading in ‘non-fungible tokens’. But are NFTs just a get-rich-quick scheme masquerading as culture?

Rosanna McLaughlin

06, Nov, 2021 @11:30 AM

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NFT trader OpenSea bans insider trading after employee rakes in profit
Executive was found to be buying artworks shortly before they were promoted on site’s front page

Alex Hern

16, Sep, 2021 @1:10 PM

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Collector buys fake Banksy NFT for £244,000
Collector known as Pranksy has cryptocurrency returned after what appeared to be elaborate hoax

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

01, Sep, 2021 @1:02 PM

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‘We’re working towards Afrofuturism’: inside a radical new NFT exhibition
The world’s first physical gallery for NFTs is hosting a new exhibition, curated by a 17-year-old artist, centered on Black creativity and liberation

Dream McClinton

16, Jun, 2021 @5:03 PM

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NFT representing Tim Berners-Lee source code of the web to go on sale
Sotheby’s to auction digital artefact, This Changed Everything, more than 32 years after world wide web first proposed

Alex Hern Technology editor

15, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Ai-Da the robot painter, Iranian epics and a gaze at God – the week in art
An uncanny robot gets creative, Iran presents 5,000 years of culture, a Polish chronicle makes his debut, and someone puts a rocket on the fourth plinth

Jonathan Jones

28, May, 2021 @12:06 PM

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Kate Moss auctions Sleep With Kate video as non-fungible token
Supermodel is one of a number of famous women asserting control of their image online

Priya Elan Deputy fashion editor

20, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s chaos for a lot of people’: what is the future of NFTs in Australian art?
While many players in more traditional fine art circles feel ill-equipped to deal with the digital art trend, some contemporary art enthusiasts are going all-in

Doosie Morris

18, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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NFTs are helping artists solve a vital problem: who owns digital artwork?
Digital art can be easily and endlessly duplicated, but non-fungible tokens allow buyers to confirm ownership

Kari Paul

03, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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