Sotheby’s Kicks Off ‘Oddly Satisfying’ NFT Auction

Sotheby’s Kicks Off ‘Oddly Satisfying’ NFT Auction

Storey auction house, Sotheby’shas launched its “Natively Digital: Oddly Satisfying” NFT auction, which will run from March 17-24. According to the official announcement, the sale will take place simultaneously in physical spaces during the Paris Blockchain Week, as well as in the Metaverse.

Duplicated “Natively Digital: Strangely Satisfying,” the auction will feature digital artwork inspired by “strangely satisfying” web videos that are popular on reddit. These include hypnotic animations and surreal video loops. It will also feature works by popular NFT artists such as Mike “Beeple” Winkelman, who made history by selling his digital artwork for $69.3 million two years ago. Other artists to be featured include ARC, Petio, Lucas Zanotto, Clement Morin, Ryan Talbot and more.

Sotheby’s auction will feature 66 works of digital art

The event will be held from March 17 to 24, where a total of 66 NFT pieces will be auctioned. This is the first such auction to be held by Sotheby’s in Paris while running simultaneously in the Metaverse. The virtual world of the auction house was created in RLTY World, a project that serves as a private Metaverse platform for Web3 communities and brands to develop their own digital universes.

After “Strangely Satisfying” auction is over, Sotheby’s will introduce the next auction called “Natively Digital: Glitch-ism.” This will feature various NFT artwork inspired by the glitch art movement. Sotheby’s describes the work as “intentionally creating errors and problems in digital media such as images, videos and sound art that highlight the complex and often problematic relationship between humanity and technology.”

The glitch art sale will be held March 24-31 in New York and will include “Loading new conflict… Redux 6,” part of Ethereum NFT created in 2018.

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