April 17, 2021

NFT token sold for a record $ 69 million

NFT token sold for a record $ 69 million

Non-fungible tokens continue to break price records. A digital painting by the artist Beeple was sold at Christie's auction for $ 69.35 million

Last month, the auction house Christie'sWith 254 years of history, he opened his first auction of digital works by artist Mike Winckelmann, also known as Beeple. The most expensive piece was the painting "Every day: the first 5 thousand days."

Collage of five thousand images, whichwas created daily for 13.5 years, started with millions of applications from hundreds of participants. 20 minutes before the end of the auction, the price soared to $ 69.35 million, making Beeple one of the most expensive artists of our time.

The previous record also belongs to Beeple. His 10-second video NFT was previously sold for $ 6.6 million.

NFT began to gain popularity thanks to the pandemic, with enthusiasts trying to invest in unique items that only exist on the Internet.

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