23 September 2023
Are you familiar with NFTs? If not, then you are missing out on this next-new-trend in the Crypto and Blockchain space. The whole bandwagon of NFTs is creating a wave in the market, wherein artists and people associated are making some big bucks! Many digital artists have made millions of dollars with their digital artwork that could be anything from an image, GIFs, videos, a tweet, and so much more.
NFT, also known as Non-fungible tokens, is like a digital asset that exists on Blockchain wherein the transactions are made through Cryptocurrency. It consists of buying and selling digital artwork that involves exclusiveness of the artwork’s ownership, authenticity, and uniqueness. One of the other reasons behind its popularity is that digital artwork proclaims scarcity and rarity. It is like a whole new world of digital experience and collectibles.
Even though NFTs are still new and early to the game, they are evolving and growing in popularity. NFTs have given a platform to the artists who remain behind the shadow of the Internet to be recognized and remunerated. It is a different approach of innovation in an artistic way for Blockchain.
In this blog, we are going to introduce you to 10 Top Crypto Artists Of 2021:
Beeple, aka Mike Winkleman is an American digital artist, animator, and graphic designer. He is popular for his political and social commentary work through pop culture figures as a creation in comical and phantasmagoric through various mediums. His digital artwork also includes short films, VJ loops, VR / AR work, and every day. Beeple’s artwork was featured on Louis Vuitton’s Women’s Spring 2019 for ready to wear collection and on displays at their flagship stores across the world.
Beeple has sold about 846 artworks with a total artwork value of $114,745,319.30 (48,103.581 ETH). He has made over $21 million from his work, including the highest-selling piece for $6.6 million.
Bosslogic, aka Kode A. is an artist and an art director. He has an experience of over 10 years in digital art, manipulation, and retouching fields that majorly works in the entertainment industry.
Bosslogic sold about 1,116 artworks with a total artwork value of $5,338,593.34 (2,271.810 ETH).
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Fewocious is an 18-year-old digital artist and known as the pop-surrealist creating digital artwork. He made headlines in the crypto space for the piece that was commissioned by the Co-founders of Morgan Creek Digital - hedge fund, Jason Williams and Anthony Pompliano with the auction at $21,350.
Fewocious has sold about 3,104 artworks with a total artwork value of $18,168,729.51 (7,755.565 ETH). He made over $14.76 million from his artwork.
Gregmike is an Atlanta-based artist, designer, and muralist. He is known for street art, mural painting, and reinventing public space through his work in art and design. He is also known for pieces fusing vivid explosions of incandescent color filtered through Surrealist Pop Art’s viewpoint.
Gregmike has sold about 2,271 artworks with a total artwork value of $4,241,142.47 (1,815.822 ETH). He is one of the top 5 NFT artists that made over $3.79 million from his work.
The Italian pioneers of crypto art, a man and a woman who together work under the name “Hackatao” have gained tremendous recognition in the NFT industry with their versatile artworks. Their name comes from the fusion of two words “Hacker” and “Tao”.
Their art reflects the main issues of society, humanity, environment, and society concerning the art of psychology, symbolism, and history.
Their highest priced NFT is Imago, 2k2 a.C and it was sold for $932,285.00 (864.82 ETH). The art depicted a naked woman with words and art printed all over her body.
Maddogjones is popularly known for his illustrations that depict post-apocalyptic cityscapes. He is a Canada-based artist that specializes in digital compositions portraying cyberpunk scenes and visionary dreamworlds. His work ‘Replicator’ is the world’s first self-replicating NFT.
Maddogjones has sold about 1,567 artworks with a total artwork value of $14,839,682.06 (6,311.670 ETH). He has made over $11.3 million from his crypto artworks.
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MBSJQ is a digital artist that is fascinated by iridescent and outer space. His work on the genesis series Astro & Universe shows a glimpse of the brave astronauts’ journey to a psychedelic space world. His artwork is vibrant that consists of innovative designs, and filled with minimalism and composition.
MBSJQ sold about 143 artworks with a total artwork value of $2,885,226.51 (1,203.552 ETH).
Sixnfive is a Barcelona-based contemporary design studio that has been createing digital images, films, and objects since 2014. They specialize in life visuals, videos, and modern aesthetic objects. They also have created experimental work that legitimizes the medium of CGI for art and creative self-expression.
Sixnfive sold about 651 artworks with a total artwork value of $1,511,780.64 (633.002 ETH).
Slimesunday, aka Mike Parisella is a Boston-based digital collage artist. He is currently the art director for 3LAU and makes audio-visual project SSX3LAU. He strives to push the boundaries of what is acceptable in mainstream media through his work on bizarre and erotic topics. His artwork can be found in Playboy, Huger, Penthouse, Glamour Magazine, and Plastik. He has also worked on various projects with J. Cole, Kety Perry, Lana Del Ray, Beck, and J Balvin. Mike is the 6th highest-earning artist for his work in NFT.
Slimesunday sold about 6,508 artworks with a total artwork value of $11,808,763.99 (5,002.484 ETH).
Trevor Jones is a successful and renowned painter and cryptocurrency artist. He was the first professional painter in Scotland and one of the first to incorporate AR with oil painting. Since 2017, he has focused on cryptocurrency and crypto-art space.
Trevor Jones has sold about 5,284 artworks with a total artwork value of $19,535,003.46 (8,269.485 ETH). He has made over $11.5 million from his artwork. He made the highest average sales of $5,326 on SuperRare, and his first NFT was sold for about $10,000. Trevor is also the highest-selling NFT artist with his Picasso’s Bull animation on Niftygateway for about $55,555.55.
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