The leading French art museum, Pompidou Centre, to showcase the best NFT artwork starting this spring. The announcement was made on February 10 by the museum via its official Twitter account. The goal is to cater to the fast-growing Web3 art space where the blockchain intersects with art in the form of non-fungible tokens.
The Center Pompidou fait l’acquisition d’un concemble d’œuvres traitant des entre blockchain et création artistique, dont ses premier NFT! 👾
A collection of 18 projects from 13 French and international artists.
Plus d’infos 👉 https://t.co/PXL4O2E9vh pic.twitter.com/sNI7EYtK5E
Center Pompidou February 10, 2023
For a start, the museum will display art from over 16 digital artists around the world. Some common names include CryptoPunks and Autoglyph. The former offered Donation to CryptoPunk #110, and the latter, Autoglyph #25; Both will be available to be enjoyed by fans of Web3 artwork.
According to Xavier Rey, director of the French National Museum of Modern Art, the Center Pompidou is Pursue her interest in blockchain-related digital art. “
He goes on to add that “Web 3 is an innovative field that artists have now seized upon to create original and bold work, and this collection reaffirms our support for artists in their foray into new means of expression, which are the foundation of modern art.”
The exhibition marks the first time that NFTs have been shown at the Center Pompidou. The museum is home to some of the masterpieces of world-famous artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, and Frida Kahlo.
Larva Labs, the platform behind Autoglyph #25, is glad to see The museum is offering to display one of its major NFT artworks.
The Center Pompidou benefits from the Legacy Yoga project
According to Yuga Labs, the donation is part of its longtime project, which aims to give Punks for free to leading art institutions around the world that want to display Web3 artwork. To date, the company has already donated CryptoPunk #305 to the Institute of Contemporary Art in Miami.
Commenting on the recent donation, Greg Solano, co-founder of Yoga Labs, pointed this out “Seeing CryptoPunk #110 on display at Center Pompidou, arguably the most famous contemporary art museum in the world, is a great moment for the Web3 and NFT ecosystem, and we are honored to help drive this cultural conversation.”
Just goes to show how fast Web3 Art Space It’s evolving, and now it’s getting the kind of attention it deserves.
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