July 2, 2022

Record-Breaking: Beeple’s First 5000 Days NFT Sold for $69 Million

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Beeple, an artist who made several headlines since late around the NFT buzz, handled to get his ‘‘ The First 5000 Days’ NFT cost a massive $69,346,250 at an auction on Christie’s.

  • Just a few hours ago, CryptoPotato reported that someone had bought a CryptoPunk NFT for $8 million.
  • Now, as the auction on “The First 5000 Days” – – a digital art piece by the popular Beeple, closed for a whopping, record-breaking $69,346,250.
  • That’s more than anything that anyone has ever paid when it concerns NFTs and it’s absolutely going to go down in history.

  • The artwork itself appears like this:
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Everydays: The First 5000 Days by Beeple. Source: Christie’s
  • In essence, this is a mix of 5,000 images put together on a large digital canvas.
  • Beeple had created one digital image every day for the last 5,000 days and integrated them together in this piece.
  • It’s quickly among the most popular pieces of digital art that made lots of headlines throughout the previous couple of months.
  • At this point, it’s still not known who the buyer was.