[PRESS RELEASE – – Singapore, Singapore, 23rd June 2021]
Featuring Legendary Artists Dali & & Andy Warhol as NFTs, a tokidoki secret box, and NFTs from ‘100 Creators’ from worldwide!
The Binance NFT Marketplace will launch this Thursday, June 24th with a first premium auction titled ‘Genesis’, releasing the very first series of ‘Mystery Boxes’, and the recently announced ‘100 Creators’ program. Hosted in partnership with TRON and APENFT the auction will include unique collectibles and can’t-miss material from popular artists and developers, the occasion is set to be the supreme, no-compromise NFT experience you’ve been awaiting. Users can participate in the auction, get the Mystery Box, and sell the marketplace beginning June 24th at 10 AM (UTC +8).
‘Genesis’ Auction: ‘Three Self-Portraits’ and ‘Divine Comedy: rebeget’
The 3 picture series are Nirvana, Vitality, and Harmony. As the very first auction happening on Binance NFT Marketplace, the theme of the’ Genesis’auction indicates a new age of Renaissance with NFTs. NFT innovation has transformed the world of art for great, bringing the idea of digital ownership to life for the really very first time. The ‘Genesis’auction represents this concept and brings two important pieces that represent ‘wind of modification’ durations in history.
As part of our very first “Premium Event” auction, the ‘Genesis’ collection will feature two renowned artworks: Andy Warhol’s’ “Three Self-Portraits” and a recently digitized NFT of Salvador Dali’s “Divine Comedy: rebeget”. Andy Warhol is the leading figure in the pop art motion and Binance NFT shows ‘Three Self-Portraits’ to honor the innovative and disruptive spirit of Andy Warhol.
Warhol’s introduction of mass production methods to visual art has foreshadowed today’s digital world, where content can be quickly copied, downloaded, and reshared. Just as Warhol altered the perception of worth when it pertained to reproducible art work, NFT technology has forever changed the method value is appointed to digital art. With Three Self-Portraits, Warhol’s pioneering work is celebrated with a community artist’s homage to Warhol’s initial artwork. This entertainment series will be offered on June 24, with an unique run of 100 NFTs.
Dali was invited by the Italian government to celebrate the 700th anniversary of Dante’s birth in 1965, Dante’s Divine Comedy is among the most recognizable works of literature in the contemporary world, and Dali’s watercolor illustrations commemorate the journey illustrated in the Divine Comedy. As a precursor to Renaissance literature, the Divine Comedy has actually affected numerous artists and assisted form the modern world of art. 2021 marks the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death. To honor this, The Divine Comedy NFT was re-designed to have a blockchain component by including the bitcoin symbol, CZ’s signature, and the Binance logo design in the pattern of the artwork (which can only be seen when you focus).
Helen Hai, the Head of Binance NFT, said”Binance shares similar values as ‘Genesis’, changing the fintech area with blockchain innovation and crypto, paving the ways as a blockchain pioneer leader, much like how ‘Genesis’ auction will do the same for the NFT market.”
The auction will also include the first-ever Binance NFT “Mystery Box” including 16 collectible ‘tokidoki’ characters, consisting of 3 Binance characters which can just be obtained in the very first “Mystery Box” drop, offered specifically through NFKings Productions on Binance NFT. ‘Tokidoki’, which equates to “sometimes” in Japanese, is an internationally acknowledged and iconic way of life brand name based on the vision of Italian artist Simone Legno. Given that debuting in 2005, tokidoki has actually accumulated a cult-like following for its epic characters and became a desired global way of life brand with over countless physical tokidoki sold worldwide, and most just recently 110,000 digital tokidoki sold out in minutes.
Binance’s brand name brand-new “100 Creators” program will likewise make its debut as part of the “market” category at the ‘Genesis’ auction, which will feature work from gifted artists and everyday creators from around the world. Bidding will start at 10 AM UTC on June 24 and the auction will last for 5 days. The winner of ‘Three Self-Portraits’ will also get the physical art piece shipped by Apenft.