Museum of France, Pompidou Center, set to show the top NFT artwork from this spring. The announcement was made by the museum via its official Twitter account on February 10th. The goal is to cater to the rapidly growing Web3 art space where blockchain intersects with art in the form of non-fungible tokens.
Le Center Pompidou fait l’acquisition d’un ensemble d’œuvres traitant des Relations entre blockchain et creat artique, don’t ses premiers NFT !
This is 18 projects by 13 artists, a French and international collection.
Plus information 👉 https://t.co/PXL4O2E9vh pic.twitter.com/sNI7EYtK5E— Center Pompidou (@CentrePompidou) February 10, 2023
First, the museum showcases the work of over 16 digital artists from around the world. Popular names include CryptoPunks and his Autoglyph. The former offered to donate his CryptoPunk #110 and the latter his Autoglyph #25. Both will be enjoyed by fans of Web3 artwork.
According to Xavier Rey, director of the French National Museum of Modern Art, the Pompidou Center “Pursuing an interest in digital art related to blockchain”
he goes on to add “Web 3 is an innovative realm that artists have acquired to create original and daring works, and this collection reaffirms its support for artists as they conquer new means of expression that are the foundation of contemporary art. confirm.”
This is the first time an NFT has been exhibited at the Center Pompidou. The museum houses masterpieces by world-famous artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse and Frida Kahlo.
Larva Labs, the platform behind Autoglyph #25, nice to see The museum has offered to exhibit one of its master NFT artworks.
Center Pompidou Benefits from Yuga Heritage Project
According to Yuga Labs, the donation is part of a legacy project aimed at making Punks available free of charge to major arts institutions around the world who want to exhibit their Web3 artwork. So far, the company has donated CryptoPunk #305 to Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
Yuga Labs co-founder Greg Solano said of the latest donation: “Seeing CryptoPunk #110 on display at the Center Pompidou, perhaps the world’s most prestigious contemporary art museum, is a great moment for the Web3 and NFT ecosystem and helping foster this cultural conversation. I am honored to be able to
It shows how fast the Web3 art space is evolving and is now getting the attention it deserves.
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