A digital drawing by renowned US artist Beeple, covering works he has produced since 2007, sold for $ 69.3 million at auction as NFT, a record in the field.
Another head digital asset sale came after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's first tweet. A digital file in JPG format consisting of collages of famous American artist Beeple's works, which are paid every day and reach 5 thousand pieces in total, was sold for $ 69.3 million.
The sale price of Beeple's” Everydays – the first 5000 days, " whose real name is Mike Winkelmann, has moved to records among digital artworks.
The work, which was sold at an environmental auction at Christie's, the 255-year-old auction house, was created in February as a non-Fungible Token (NFT),the New York Times quoted.
The work was the most expensive NFT ever sold at an auction.
STARTED AT $ 100
The auction, which started at $ 100, had 180 bids in the last hour, with the highest price exceeding $ 69 million. In the final seconds, the highest bid was below $ 30 million, while the bid time was extended by two minutes as bids continued to arrive, and the number quickly increased.
The figure was also the third highest price ever auctioned for a work among living artists.
The top two in this field are Jeff Koons and David Hockney.
Beeple had previously signed collaborations with famous French fashion brand Louis Vuitton and US pop stars Justin Bieber and Katy Perry. Artist, 21. century produces digital paintings on daily life.