According to online news sources, the famous American artist Beeple, whose original name is Michael Winkelmann, has reportedly sold an artwork non-fungible token for a whopping $29million. This artwork is a life-size non-fungible token sculpture called ‘Human One’. Previously, on March 11, 2021, the artist had sold another artwork called ‘Everydays: The First 5,000 Days for $69.3 million. With the March sale, Beeple had made history by creating one of the most expensive NFT pieces sold to date.
Beeple is widely considered to be one of the most influential NFT artists in the world today. The new Human One artwork was sold through the luxury auction house called Christie’s. The auction listing had described the Human One artwork as a kinetic video sculpture made with polished aluminum steel and mahogany wood frame. It consisted of 4 video screens of 16k resolution, dual media servers, and endless video with dynamic NFTs. The artist himself described the artwork as the “first portrait of human born in the metaverse”.
One of the unique aspects of Human One is that the artist Beeple will make changes in it over the course of its lifetime. People will also remotely access the physical element of the artwork to ensure that it is working properly, in addition to making more enhancements. Presently, the 3D life-size sculpture non-fungible token shows a person in a silver space suit with helmet, backpack, and boots. The life-size 3D sculpture was minted on October 28, and it was sold through the 21st Century Evening Sale auction on November 8, 2021