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Krista Kim Explores Spirituality, Art, and Podcast Tokenization at The Gateway: Korea

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The Art and Spirituality Panel: A Conversation with Krista Kim panel, hosted by Matt Medved, commenced with a discussion on Kim’s featured at The Gateway. She discusses her piece “Resonance,” a digital video of a slowly revolving rough diamond that guides viewers on an 8-minute journey of self-discovery, inviting them to tap into their inner light and peace in spite of any challenges they may face. She explains the meaning behind the piece and why she views people as precious diamonds. “We are formed under pressure, and there’s a lot of hardship in life as a human being; life is […]

E-Motions: Exploring Communion In Collaboration with AI

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Celebrated Web3-based artist Claire Silver has teamed up with Unit London to curate the gallery’s latest exhibition, E-Motions. The exhibition takes a close look at the relationship between artists and technology, specifically, those who collaborate with artificial intelligence and the communion that instills. Another underlying theme of the exhibition is the phenomenon of hikikomori, a cultural movement that continues to spread throughout Japan and other parts of the world. The exhibition is brought to life through the lens of 26 different participating artists, five of whom we’ve highlighted below. The Concept Hikikomori, which when literally translated into English means to […]

Christie’s Honors Keith Haring at The Gateway: Korea

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In a panel discussion at The Gateway: Korea, renowned artists, and art experts gathered to delve into the enduring impact of the legendary artist Keith Haring. Hosted by Matt Medved, “Next at Christie’s: The 1980’s” aimed to shed light on Haring’s influence on contemporary art and the bridging of traditional and new art spaces. Medved was joined by artist DeeKay, Director of Digital Art at Christie’s Nicole Sales Giles, and Yunah Jung, Vice President and Senior Specialist of Christie’s Hong Kong. On Sept. 5, Christie’s announced an exclusive auction, “Keith Haring: Pixel Pioneer,” featuring five rare digital drawings from the renowned artist […]

adidas /// Studio Presents Open Edition NFTs for RESIDENCY at The Gateway Korea

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Last week, adidas announced the launch of their RESIDENCY program, a new digital art initiative offering a platform for emerging artists in the Web3 space. Activating globally on 7th September during Korean Blockchain Week in Seoul, and The Gateway Korea, the program presents adidas’s first-ever Limited and Open Edition NFT sale. Adidas /// Studio proudly introduced the first two artists gracing their initiative: the enigmatic MonkeeMoto and the illustrious Adra Kandil, known popularly as DearNostalgia. Both artists’ newly created work is currently being showcased at The Gateway Korea and is now available to mint from September 6th to 11th. 1/2 […]

MetaMask Adds New Bank and PayPal Cash-Out Feature

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MetaMask, the world’s largest crypto wallet (and internet browser extension) finally introduced a way for users in the United States, Europe, and the United Kingdom to quickly convert their crypto holdings into fiat currencies (USD, GBP, UK). Through the new “Sell” feature, MetaMask users are presented with real-time options, similar to how it works with Venmo or Cash App, to convert their Ethereum holdings (ETH) into their preferred fiat currencies – assuming they are available in their region. All they have to do is go to MetaMask and access the platform’s Portfolio section.  This new feature comes just five months […]

Is Staking Crypto on Artists and Collectors a Good Idea?

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Recently, SuperRare Labs, the group behind the SuperRare NFT art marketplace, known for its expert curation and affluent collector base, has launched what it’s calling the Rare Protocol. By its simplest description, the Rare Protocol, which operates on the Ethereum mainnet, is an open curation protocol for NFTs that allows users to stake the platform’s native RARE token on artists, collectors, or curators that the user feels deserve recognition, with a chance to be rewarded as the selected individual finds success. In this exploration of the protocol, we speak with the SVP of SuperRare Labs, Zack Yanger, and look at […]

Casio Debuts ‘Virtual G-Shock’ Community with 15K Free NFT Passes

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Casio unveiled its “Virtual G-SHOCK” project on September 4, which will serve as an interactive user community, centered around its iconic line of shock-resistant watches.  G-SHOCK, which first debuted in 1983 with its shock-resistant technology, has since become a global phenomenon. Casio’s brand has been synonymous with rugged, durable watches, and it has further solidified its standing through collaborations with prominent figures in fashion, sports, art, music, and other cultural spheres. Community & Co-Creation The Virtual G-SHOCK community is expected to serve as a hub for co-creative projects and other innovative experiences. The project’s inaugural phase involves the distribution of […]

Road to The Gateway Korea: Krista Kim Bridges East and West Through Digital Artistry

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As we eagerly await the arrival of The Gateway Korea, we invite you to join us on the journey to our flagship event going global. The Gateway will feature an audio-visual gallery where art, technology, and community unite. Attendees will also be able to engage in fireside chats with visionary creators worldwide, representing both Western and Eastern cultures. As we are on the road to Korea, we’ve interviewed some of the biggest Korean creators in the Web3 space who will be exhibiting at the event, each pioneering their artistic journey in unique ways. Krista Kim is a contemporary artist and the […]

The Top 10 Best-Selling NFT Artists Right Now

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If you’ve been in the Web3 art space for any amount of time, chances are you’ve heard about a majority of the artists on this list. Whether you have or not, the movements of the Web3 market are in constant flux, so we thought we would show you where everyone’s at currently, refresh you on their background, and give you a glimpse into what they’re currently working on. It’s worth noting that the financial data, represented as “Current Artwork Value,” is based on the current USD values of ETH, XTZ, and RARE and does not reflect the total amount of […]

Next Up: MonkeeMoto, a Creator of DigitalWorlds

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In the dynamic and rapidly evolving world of Web3, few have charted a journey as captivating as that of MonkeeMoto. Their introduction to NFTs began as early as 2016 with the Rare Pepes, making the commencement of a passionate adventure that has witnessed the rise of iconic digital collections and innovative artistic expressions across multiple blockchains. While the allure of digital ownership piqued their initial interest, it was the potential of the technology to redefine virtual interactions and ownership that solidified their dedication to the craft. After a brief hiatus in 2019, MOTO’s return to Web3 in 2021 was both […]
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