When it comes to art, provenance matters. Today, more than ever, the story behind an artwork is as important as the art itself. Art theft is at an all-time high in this digital age of easy duplication and distribution of imagery. As an artist, that is why I go to extremes to provenance my creations.
It’s exciting when something new happens, like when graphic design went digital, like when the Internet first started, when cameras went digital, like the day when peanut butter met jam. Regular readers of my posts know that I am relatively new to this whole Crypto/NFT experience. But then, I’ve never been the first guy in on new technology. I like to watch a thing (especially tech stuff) grow before diving headfirst.
There Has Been a Lot of Talk About NFTs Lately, Especially Art NFTs. Lately, almost everywhere I go, I am often asked if my art is available as NFTs. At first, I have to admit, I had little idea of what they were talking about. This whole “NFT thing” came out of nowhere fast and now it’s all the chatter in the art world. And I, for one, find it fascinating!