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What The Non-Fungible Token Craze Means For The World Of Art

We're explaining the hype behind non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.
We're explaining the hype behind non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.

What do Pizza Hut, a Real Housewives star, and the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback all have in common? They all have an NFT.   

An NFT, or non-fungible token, is a type of cryptocurrency that represents a unique digital asset, like a piece of art or digital item.

You may have heard about NFTs after the mindboggling sale by digital artist Beeple at Christie’s auction house for $69 million.

Artist Krista Kim joins our panel. Here’s some of her work.

 

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NFTs have set the art world ablaze, leaving some with questions and others scrambling for a piece of the action. 

Copyright 2021 WAMU 88.5

Michelle Harven

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