CryptoPunks Sales Spiked Hours Before Noah Davis Joined – ARTnews.com

The day before NFT.NYC kicked off this week, the Web3 world saw a seismic shift — NFT guru Noah Davis announced that he was leaving Christie’s, where he helped organize Beeple’s record-setting $69.3 million Everydays sale, to head NFT collection CryptoPunks, which was bought by Bored Ape Yacht Club parent company Yuga Labs this past … Read more

CryptoPunks Used as Collateral for $8.3 Mil. Loan – ARTnews.com

At an evening sale in February held by Sotheby’s, the salesroom was shocked when a representative for the house announced that the night’s only lot had been pulled. It turns out the bundle of 104 “CryptoPunks,” highly prized NFTs that often sell for millions, had instead been used to secure a loan for $8.3 million … Read more

Met Buys $23 M. Roundel, $30 M. CryptoPunks Sale Off—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines ART BASEL NEARS. If it feels like you were just hearing about the Swiss fair—or it feels like you were just in that tranquil city—you are not wrong. Last year the pandemic pushed the event to … Read more