Record-Breaking: Beeple’s First 5000 Days NFT Sold for $69 Million

Beeple, an artist who made quite a few headlines as of late around the NFT hype, managed to get his ‘The First 5000 Days’ NFT sold for a whopping $69,346,250 at an auction on Christie’s.

  • Just a few hours ago, CryptoPotato reported that someone had bought a CryptoPunk NFT for $8 million.
  • Now, as the auction on “The First 5000 Days” – a digital art piece by the popular Beeple, closed for a whopping, record-breaking $69,346,250.
  • That’s more than anything that anyone has ever paid when it comes to NFTs and it’s definitely going to go down in history.
  • The artwork itself looks like this:
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Everydays: The First 5000 Days by Beeple. Source: Christie’s
  • In essence, this is a combination of 5,000 images put together on a large digital canvas.
  • Beeple had created one digital picture every day for the last 5,000 days and combined them together in this piece.
  • It’s easily one of the most popular pieces of digital art that made plenty of headlines throughout the past couple of months.
  • At this point, it’s still not known who the buyer was.

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