23 minutes | Apr 27, 2021

Walter Iooss Jr. & Reuben Wu Sell NFTs of Their Photos

Back in March, the artist Beeple sold a digital collage for $69 million. Photographers (and everyone else) suddenly took notice of this relatively new concept of blockchain-based ownership. In the past week, Phase One Ambassador Reuben Wu and longtime Sports Illustrated photographer Walter Iooss Jr sold pieces for nearly $60,000 each. Is it tulip mania or another mechanism for photographers to realize value from their work. In this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred, Sarah and Allen discuss the pros and cons of NFTs in the art world.Also, Sotheby's auctions off a set of William Henry Fox Talbot's photos for $1.9 million, publisher Wildsam releases a Texas BBQ edition travel guide, and Emiliano Granado denies being a millenial.
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