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Dabeiyuzhou: the Chinese Digital Artist featured in Natively Digital 1.2, the first sale in Sotheby's Metaverse

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 8:58am

"A Poetic Beach" from Text Gene Project created by Dabeiyuzhou,a signed artist by BCA network,and collected by Qinwen Wang is also in this auction.It's the first time that Chinese digital artists participate in Sotheby's auction.

Key Points: 
  • "A Poetic Beach" from Text Gene Project created by Dabeiyuzhou,a signed artist by BCA network,and collected by Qinwen Wang is also in this auction.It's the first time that Chinese digital artists participate in Sotheby's auction.
  • Known as an extremely exquisite and transcendent virtual world, this series is a combination of eastern religious culture and cyberpunk.
  • It explores endless possibilities of human-computer collaboration on digital art and metaverse in the future.
  • Dabeiyuzhou is one of the high-profile digital artistsin Asia, represented artist of BCA Network, and the person who is at the top of the Asian Meta-Digital Art Ranking.

Dabeiyuzhou: the Chinese Digital Artist featured in Natively Digital 1.2, the first sale in Sotheby's Metaverse

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:54am

"A Poetic Beach" from Text Gene Project created by Dabeiyuzhou,a signed artist by BCA network,and collected by Qinwen Wang is also in this auction.It's the first time that Chinese digital artists participate in Sotheby's auction.

Key Points: 
  • "A Poetic Beach" from Text Gene Project created by Dabeiyuzhou,a signed artist by BCA network,and collected by Qinwen Wang is also in this auction.It's the first time that Chinese digital artists participate in Sotheby's auction.
  • Known as an extremely exquisite and transcendent virtual world, this series is a combination of eastern religious culture and cyberpunk.
  • It explores endless possibilities of human-computer collaboration on digital art and metaverse in the future.
  • Dabeiyuzhou is one of the high-profile digital artistsin Asia, represented artist of BCA Network, and the person who is at the top of the Asian Meta-Digital Art Ranking.

Artmarket.com: as the health crisis recedes, the FIAC keeps one foot in the virtual world while promoting the Parisian marketplace, the world's fourth most dynamic in Artprice's latest report

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:30pm

Two other galleries, Lvy Gorvy and Nathalie Obadia, are showing work by the African-American artist Mickalene Thomas.

Key Points: 
  • Two other galleries, Lvy Gorvy and Nathalie Obadia, are showing work by the African-American artist Mickalene Thomas.
  • But since the UK's official exit from the EU, the balance between the two capitals has not changed that much.
  • During Frieze Week high-quality works by Basquiat, Richter and Hockney were successfully auctioned in London bringing a measure of reassurance to the local market.
  • So while the galleries show the best Contemporary creations at FIAC and in their respective outlets, the auction houses continue reminding us that Paris was long the artistic capital of the world...

Artmarket.com: as the health crisis recedes, the FIAC keeps one foot in the virtual world while promoting the Parisian marketplace, the world's fourth most dynamic in Artprice's latest report

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:26pm

Two other galleries, Lvy Gorvy and Nathalie Obadia, are showing work by the African-American artist Mickalene Thomas.

Key Points: 
  • Two other galleries, Lvy Gorvy and Nathalie Obadia, are showing work by the African-American artist Mickalene Thomas.
  • But since the UK's official exit from the EU, the balance between the two capitals has not changed that much.
  • During Frieze Week high-quality works by Basquiat, Richter and Hockney were successfully auctioned in London bringing a measure of reassurance to the local market.
  • So while the galleries show the best Contemporary creations at FIAC and in their respective outlets, the auction houses continue reminding us that Paris was long the artistic capital of the world...

Sophia the Robot joins Borderless Capital through the Sotheby's artwork Auction, won for $5M HKD

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:42pm

HONG KONG, LOS ANGELES and LONDON, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading roboticist David Hanson, CEO at Hanson Robotics, announced today the sale of new artwork from Sophia the Robot, called "Sophia Facing the Singularities", at the October 10 Sotheby's Autumn auction of contemporary art. This work is both a physical artwork, and a digital work that evolves over time, generating NFT digital paintings once per year.  After a starting bid of $3.8M HKD, the winning bid of $5,015,000 came from Borderless Capital, a Blockchain VC firm focusing on the Algorand Borderless Economy.

Key Points: 
  • This work is both a physical artwork, and a digital work that evolves over time, generating NFT digital paintings once per year.
  • After a starting bid of $3.8M HKD, the winning bid of $5,015,000 came from Borderless Capital, a Blockchain VC firm focusing on the Algorand Borderless Economy.
  • David Hanson says "We are thrilled about the success of the artwork 'Sophia Facing the Singularities'.
  • With these exceptional people, Sophia's AI co-creates her artwork using the robot controls of Sophia service robot platform and Hanson AI software.

Sophia the Robot joins Borderless Capital through the Sotheby's artwork Auction, won for $5M HKD

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:25pm

HONG KONG, LOS ANGELES and LONDON, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading roboticist David Hanson, CEO at Hanson Robotics, announced today the sale of new artwork from Sophia the Robot, called "Sophia Facing the Singularities", at the October 10 Sotheby's Autumn auction of contemporary art. This work is both a physical artwork, and a digital work that evolves over time, generating NFT digital paintings once per year.  After a starting bid of $3.8M HKD, the winning bid of $5,015,000 came from Borderless Capital, a Blockchain VC firm focusing on the Algorand Borderless Economy.

Key Points: 
  • This work is both a physical artwork, and a digital work that evolves over time, generating NFT digital paintings once per year.
  • After a starting bid of $3.8M HKD, the winning bid of $5,015,000 came from Borderless Capital, a Blockchain VC firm focusing on the Algorand Borderless Economy.
  • David Hanson says "We are thrilled about the success of the artwork 'Sophia Facing the Singularities'.
  • With these exceptional people, Sophia's AI co-creates her artwork using the robot controls of Sophia service robot platform and Hanson AI software.

Sotheby's International Realty Opens First Office in Bulgaria

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sotheby's International Realty today announced that Iris Estates has joined the network and will now operate as Bulgaria Sotheby's International Realty.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Sotheby's International Realty today announced that Iris Estates has joined the network and will now operate as Bulgaria Sotheby's International Realty.
  • Bulgaria Sotheby's International Realty is owned and operated by Hristo Angelkov in partnership with Andrei Manoukovski.
  • The affiliate network is operated by Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC, and the company owned brokerages are operated by Sotheby's International Realty, Inc.
  • Both Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC and Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. fully support the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act.

Artmarket.com: Can Frieze 2021 revive London's weakened position on the international Contemporary art market? (see latest Artprice Report)

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

PARIS, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Hong Kong art market develops at a phenomenal pace, London is relatively less attractive than it was ten years ago.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Hong Kong art market develops at a phenomenal pace, London is relatively less attractive than it was ten years ago.
  • Artprice looks more closely at this phenomenon in its latest Contemporary art market report.
  • I expect to see London make a concerted effort to retain its hold on this segment of the market".
  • Together, the three paintings generated over $100 million, a third of the artist's total auction turnover so far this year.

Artmarket.com: Can Frieze 2021 revive London's weakened position on the international Contemporary art market? (see latest Artprice Report)

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

PARIS, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Hong Kong art market develops at a phenomenal pace, London is relatively less attractive than it was ten years ago.

Key Points: 
  • PARIS, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Hong Kong art market develops at a phenomenal pace, London is relatively less attractive than it was ten years ago.
  • Artprice looks more closely at this phenomenon in its latest Contemporary art market report.
  • I expect to see London make a concerted effort to retain its hold on this segment of the market".
  • Together, the three paintings generated over $100 million, a third of the artist's total auction turnover so far this year.

Justin Sun Acquired NFTs of Digital Zones for $2 Million

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:02pm

In tandem with the NFT, Mitchell F. Chan also wrote a detailed bluebook for his Digital Zones, and its limited hard copies will also be available.

Key Points: 
  • In tandem with the NFT, Mitchell F. Chan also wrote a detailed bluebook for his Digital Zones, and its limited hard copies will also be available.
  • The blue book details the history of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital assets, and their relationship with Yves Klein's artworks.
  • Digital Zones, short for Digital Zones of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility, is a limited edition NFT issued by artist Mitchell F. Chan in August, 2017.
  • Chan produced eight series of Digital Zones, containing 101 NFTs in total, with ten for each series from Series 1 to Series 7 and 31 for Series 0.