22 November 2022

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Andres Serrano: Piss Christ Immortalised On The Blockchain With New NFT

The most vandalised artwork in modern history, Piss Christ, 1987, by the American artist Andres Serrano, is celebrating its 35th anniversary

7 September 2022

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Meta Open Arts Unveil London Artworks – Michelle Donelan Is The New UK Culture Secretary – Olafur Eliasson New Online VR and NFT

Meta Open Arts have unveiled newly commissioned artworks for Meta’s recently opened London King’s Cross offices. Last month Meta revealed a similar program in New York that received praise from art critics. (See Artlyst 25 August) Art offers new ways of thinking about ourselves, our communities and the world at large The London artworks have […]

17 February 2022

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UK Tax Authorities Probe NFT Fraud – Tate Decision On Racist Rex Whistler Mural – Jeff Koons Designs $360k BMW Supercar

UK tax authorities have seized three Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) as part of a probe into a suspected VAT fraud involving 250 alleged fake companies. Sceptics fear NFTs are a pyramid scheme HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have arrested three people on suspicion of attempting to defraud it of £1.4m. The authorities said it was the […]

31 January 2022

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New Damien Hirst NFT Announced But Is It A Flash In The Pan

After earning a cool $25m from his first NFT publication, Damien Hirst, the artist who loves to print money is releasing his second series of NFTs. The Empresses is a series of five prints depicting carefully composed images of butterflies by Damien Hirst and published by HENI Editions. The prints are available to purchase on […]

10 January 2022

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NFTs Sales Set To Match Global Art Trade Total – John Salt Photorealist Painter Dies Aged 84 – Gainsborough Blue Boy Returns

NFTs Sales Set To Match Global Art Trade Total – John Salt Photorealist Painter Dies Aged 84 – Gainsborough Blue Boy Returns

22 December 2021

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Sotheby’s Christie’s And Phillips Global Sales Surge – The 2021 Figures

It’s been a big year for the three major international auction houses with record sales and new developments in digital technology.

21 September 2021

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Leading Artists Auction NFTs To Benefit Saatchi Gallery Learning  

A collection of NFT digital art, created by leading talent, is currently under the hammer to support young artists. Sponsored by Hendrick’s Gin