NFTs: Overpriced crap or new art history?
Its been a heady few weeks for commerce and art. Surely a revolution is afoot and were too mired in the hot mess to see it right. With that proviso, here are two notes from the front lines. NFTs are cutting-edge, digital art aint Some folks say the non-fungible token (NFT) that allows a digital artwork to be possessed exclusively by a purchaser is traceable to the creation of Colored Coinsin 2012 or to CryptoPunks in 2017 even though the this market exploded just the other day. A page from Jules Antoine LissajoussA Study of the Optical Representation of Sound Vibrations, 1957 But digital art (DA) itself has an older pedigree. As early as 1857, the Frenchman, Jules Antoine Lissajous (18221880) published images of mathematically-designed Lissajous Figures by capturing lines created by sound harmonies with a camera.
Coin Telegraph - 2nd Apr 14:04