The NFT revolution isn’t just a fad. These galleries and artists were ahead of the curve by Brian Boucher

The NFT revolution isn’t just a fad. These galleries and artists were ahead of the curve

Brian Boucher

Brian Boucher explores the hyped technology's impact on the artworld, and its potential for change


Urs Fischer, CHAOS #1 Human [image (still)], 2021 © Urs Fischer. The Swiss artist recently partnered with Pace to launch his own series of NFTs.
Urs Fischer, CHAOS #1 Human [image (still)], 2021 © Urs Fischer. The Swiss artist recently partnered with Pace to launch his own series of NFTs.
Left: Obvious, Perspettiva Albertiana, 2021. Right: Obvious, Bellum Tempus, 2021. Both works are GANs algorithms, NFT minted on SuperRare. Courtesy of the artists and kamel mennour, Paris and London.
Left: Obvious, Perspettiva Albertiana, 2021. Right: Obvious, Bellum Tempus, 2021. Both works are GANs algorithms, NFT minted on SuperRare. Courtesy of the artists and kamel mennour, Paris and London.
John Gerrard, Western Flag, 2017. Simulation, dimensions variable, No. 77205.AP2. © John Gerrard. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Geneva, Palo Alto, East Hampton, and Palm Beach.
John Gerrard, Western Flag, 2017. Simulation, dimensions variable, No. 77205.AP2. © John Gerrard. Courtesy of Pace Gallery, New York City, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Geneva, Palo Alto, East Hampton, and Palm Beach.
Simon Denny, NFT Mine Offset: Ethereum Kryptowährung Mining-Rig 45 MH/s, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York City.
Simon Denny, NFT Mine Offset: Ethereum Kryptowährung Mining-Rig 45 MH/s, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York City.
Addie Wagenknecht, Doge, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and König Galerie, Berlin, London, and Seoul.
Addie Wagenknecht, Doge, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and König Galerie, Berlin, London, and Seoul.
A view of ‘The Artist is Online: Digital Paintings and Sculptures in a Virtual World’, König Galerie, Berlin, London, and Seoul.
A view of ‘The Artist is Online: Digital Paintings and Sculptures in a Virtual World’, König Galerie, Berlin, London, and Seoul.

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