If you have been looking into NFTs recently, chances are you have probably heard about the most expensive NFT arts too. These art pieces have sold for quite a lot of money, we´re talking millions here. The artists behind these expensive NFTs reached the top ranks of the most expensive artists of all time, but what is most surprising to some people is the fact that large amounts of money have been paid for jpegs or digital files of some sort. To put into perspective, you could have probably bought yourself a Picasso or Davinci painting with the money spent on these NFTs. Continue on reading as we list some of the most expensive NFT art ever sold and talk about what makes an NFT valuable.
- The Merge – $91.8M
An NFt art was bought by almost 30,000 collectors at Nift Gateway, an online NFT marketplace. The tokens sold represented mass units and buyers could merge together to accumulate more mass. The artist is known as Pak, one of the most important names in the NFT space.
- Beeple’s Everydays: 5000 First days – $69M
This NFT remains the most expensive NFT art ever sold to one sole owner. It is a collage or collection of 5000 pictures that gather the artworks of Michael Winkelmann, also known as Beeple. It was also the first NFT sold by the renowned auction house, Christie´s.
- The Clock – $52.7M
The artwork is literally a clock that counts the days Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been imprisoned. The clock was bought by a pool of almost 10,000 buyers and 100% of the funds went to support the legal defense of Assange.
- Beeple’s Human one – $28.9M
Another NFT work of art by Michael Winkelmann that combines physical and digital technology into a sculpture with four panels that display a video of a spaceman walking around changing environments. The art was sold by Christie’s auction house to one sold owner just three minutes after starting the auction.
- Crypto Punks by Larva Labs $7.6M – $23.7M
On of the first collections to be launched in the Ethereum network back in 2017. It features 10,000 unique pixel art characters; this also means that few people can get their hands on one of these NFTs. These punks are as rare as it gets, and it really shows in the price tag. As of today, the cheapest punk is selling for 71.95 ETH ($211,155 USD) according to their website. The most expensive punk sold for $23,7M USD.
Final thoughts on the most expensive NFT art
It seems clear that the factors that most influence the price of NFTs are their rarity, scarcity, and the trajectory of the artists. If you mint the right collections early enough, you will certainly cash in the rewards later on as a collector or investor of NFT art. Remember, everyone can create an NFT, but not everyone can create a valuable work of art
Valuable NFT art at StadioPlus
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