El Tres de Mayo by Francisco de Goya.
It’s often implied that violent art means something sinister about its creator – most recently, in news stories about ‘scary’ kids’ drawings of death. But the history of modern art suggests otherwise.
The craze among celebrities for Bored Ape NFTs suggests speculation has become completely detached from any idea of fundamental value.
Like cryptocurrency, Damien Hirst ‘Currency’ artworks have many of the attributes of actual money.
Hirst Lord of the Treasury.
Make 10,000 sheets of coloured dots and give them each a corresponding NFT, and what do you have?
Damien Hirst’s statue of a naked, pregnant woman towers over Ilfracombe.
A development of 750 new homes in the small town of Ilfracombe on England’s north Devon coast has been approved by the local council. The news would be unremarkable if it weren’t for the identity of the…