Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s son enters the crypto space with NFT art.
Sean Ono Lennon, British-American musician, composer and producer, auctioned a digital tokenized illustration in the market of non-fungible tokens or NFT, Rarible.
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According to Rarible’s data, Lennon sold a piece entitled „Etharian 1“ on December 14 for 5.5 Wrapped Ether (WETH), worth about $3,200 at the time of publication.
The musician later congratulated the owner of the new piece on Twitter: „Congratulations @etyoung on getting the most important drawing ever drawn by anyone! May he treat you kindly in these winter months“.
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Lennon first announced his NFT auction on December 13, noting that it was his first experience with NFT art, as well as his first digital drawing. The artist noted that the girl represented in the artwork „subsists only in Ethereum“.
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NFT tokens have become a major trend in the global art and cryptomoney industry in recent years. In October 2020, Christie’s auction house sold a digital portrait of the Bitcoin code for over $130,000, marking the first NFT auction at a major auction house. In November 2020, Cointelegraph launched its own Non-Fungible Tokens, offering readers the opportunity to purchase digital collectibles focused on blockchain inspired by famous works of art.