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    NFT’S HERE TO STAY AS CHRISTIE’S SHATTERS $100 MILLION CEILING

    Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

    Christie’s has shattered the $100 million ceiling in NFT sales worldwide.  Their first NFT auction in Asia, which closed online in Hong Kong on September 28, achieved a total of US $15.6 million. It began less than a year ago and in March 2021 Beeple’s Everydays: The First 5,000 Days sold for $69 million setting the record for the most expensive work sold online and the third highest price for a living artist at auction. An artwork by Seattle based 18 year old trans artist Fewocious – real name Victor Langlois – made $475,000 at an online sale in June. The artist had five lots in the sale, each representing a year in his life as he discovered his gender identity between the ages of 14 and 18.

    FEWOCiOUS (B. 2003) Year 4, Age 17 – His Name Is Victor made US$475,000

    Guillaume Cerutti, Christie’s ceo, said: “Exceeding this $100 million milestone is huge for Christie’s and for all the creators and collectors in the NFT community. This confirms that the NFT market is here to stay. We will continue to invest in the opportunities NFTs offer us to deeply engage with new audiences and artists, an exciting new generation of collectors, and more expansive and inclusive markets.”