This just happened:
Yes, a non-fungible token, or digital artwork, just sold for $69m at a Christie’s auction. That makes the artist, Beeple, one of the top three most valuable living artists.
Bar being the best justification for a wealth tax we’ve seen so far, we’re not sure there’s much to add. Further commentary may continue tomorrow on Clubhouse. Maybe. Though Jemima and Izzy are planning a dedicated NFT session at some point.
In the meantime, for absolutely no reason whatsoever, here’s a divorcing couple in late 1999 deciding how to split their Beanie Baby collection.