Digital artist Michael Winkelman, aka Beeple, sold his painting OCEAN FRONT as a non-fungible token (NFT) for $ 6 million.
FUCKKKKKKKKKKKKKK !!!!!!!!! 1111111 MASSIVE CONGRATS TO @justinsuntron !!!!!!!!!!! 1111
SIX MILLION DOLLARS for climate change. THIS is what we need to enact real meaningful change … to work TOGETHER instead of fighting one another. 🙏🙏🙏
we CAN do this, we WILL do this. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/htsWhv503l
– beeple (@beeple) March 23, 2021
The lot was bought by Tron founder Justin Sun. Beeple will donate the proceeds to fight climate change.
Winckelmann previously sold his work “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” for $ 69.3 million. The painting is a collage of thousands of works by the artist, published on the Internet since 2007. The buyer was Vignesh Sundaresan [Vignesh Sundaresan], hiding under the pseudonym Metakovan.
At the end of February, Beeple’s Trump NFT token was resold for $ 6.6 million. In December 2020, the artist raised $ 582,000 for Crossroad.
What is NFT?
Recall that on March 22, Beeple called the situation in the market of non-fungible tokens a bubble.
Earlier, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey sold his first tweet in the form of NFT for $ 2.91 million. The lot was bought by the founder of Bridge Oracle Sina Estavi.
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