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Pop Loser #98

by Tyler Hellard


How Much for That Pepe? Scenes from the First Rare Digital Art Auction

So you can apparently make digital art rare because blockchain or something? Somewhere Walter Benjamin weeps. 

Just as you can share reproductions of the Mona Lisa, someone could still copy and paste the image, but the provenance and price history of the original are accessible to all. The original of these works is identifiable and cannot be replicated, which is why they are called “provably rare.”


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