Tag: sothebys

Feb 24 2022

Going Once…Twice…Nowhere: Sotheby’s Halt CryptoPunks Auction After Owner Pulls Out

z“Nvm, decided to hodl.” Sotheby's cancelled a much-anticipated auction for a collection of 104 CryptoPunk NFTs when the vendor backed out at the last minute. Collector Pulls Out On Wednesday, the auction, which was first publicized on February 8, was predicted to bring in a stunning $30 million. It was billed as "the highest-profile NFT sale of all time" because it was the...

Nov 19 2021

Constitution DAO Lost Auction To $41M Bid, But Made History. What Happens Now?

A Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) called ConstitutionDAO pooled over $46M to put "The Constitution in the hands of The People” by buying a rare first printing of the U.S. Constitution during a Sotheby’s auction. But even though the raised a higher sum than...

Nov 15 2021

DAO To Bid On US Constitution’s Rare Copy At Sotheby’s Auction, Here’s Why

Nov 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  crypto news dao ftx nft sothebys

A Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) under the name of ConstitutionDAO has raised $3,7 (ETH 820.134) million from a community that intends to buy a rare first printing of the U.S. Constitution during a Sotheby's high-profile auction meant to happen on November 18th....

Nov 12 2021

Sotheby’s To Accept Ethereum Live Bids For Famous Banksy Pieces

Nov 12 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art auction banksy eth ethereum live bids

Sotheby’s has announced that it will be holding another auction where it will accept payment in Ethereum. This is not the first time that the auction house will accept crypto payment for pieces. However, it will be the first time that it will be accepting live bids in Ethereum. Sotheby’s had made its mark in the space as one of the first auction...

Oct 22 2021

New Chapter: The PleasrDAO Now Owns Wu-Tang Clan’s One-Of-A-Kind Album

A Decentralized Autonomous Organization, the PleasrDAO, is in possession of “Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’s” only copy. Did the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album finally find a rightful owner? The PleasrDAO tried to buy it using cryptocurrencies. The US government required dollars, so an intermediary stepped in, assumed the risk, and brokered the deal. This saga just keeps getting better and better....

Jul 23 2021

Sotheby’s To Auction Rare Muhammad Ali “Fight Of The Century” Artwork As An NFT

Auction house Sotheby's plans to auction a rare artwork created by Muhammad Ali in the form of an NFT on Friday. Sotheby's To Auction Rare Muhammad Ali Art Depicting The 1971 "Fight Of The Century" Sotheby's and Muhammad Ali Enterprises plan to reveal the non-fungible token on 23 July. The...

Jun 25 2021

Sotheby’s Auctioning 25th Anniversary NFT Of Jay-Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jun 25 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art artist auction entertainment jay-z

It's the 25th anniversary of legendary hip-hop album, 'Reasonable Doubt'. Jay-Z's impact on music and culture is undeniable, and 'Reasonable Doubt' is arguably near the top of the list when it comes to most popular albums in the eyes of Jigga fans. In a recent announcement on Twitter from Sotheby's and Roc Nation, digital art piece 'Heir to the Throne' has gone live...

Jun 21 2021

Sotheby’s Will Accept Crypto In Auction Of Rare 100-Carat Diamond

Jun 21 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins auction bitcoin diamond diamonds

Global auction house Sotheby's is no stranger to crypto. In fact, the leading auctioneers have been hosting NFTs, such as multi-million-dollar CryptoPunks. This week, they are kicking off the auction for the code of the World Wide Web. Now, Sotheby's is integrating crypto for more than just NFTs and their payments - and is allowing crypto to be a form of purchase for...

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