To Have or to Hold: NFTs and the Art World
The advent of NFTs as a means of selling artwork raises many questions about creative practice and the marketplace. Do NFTs as a category of collectables work in tandem with or replace three-dimensional art objects? What does it mean for traditional gatekeepers of artistic value, including art dealers and museum curators, to be faced with a new means of conveying work from artists to collectors? And are NFTs a long overdue corrective to the art market’s constraints on artists trying to make money from their work?