Photos: Digital artist Beeple's work auctioned at Christie's for $6.6 million

A recent Christie's auction offered the first-ever purely digital work of art: Everydays - The First 5000 Days by Mike Winkelmann, also known as, Beeple. Within the space of an hour the bidding amount of $100 has jumped to $1 million. Beeple's digital art is known to carry an NFT (non-fungible token), which is a unique digital token that carries the artist's signature. Beeple's work focuses on 'society's alternating obsession with and fear of technology.

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A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's.(REUTERS)

A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's.(REUTERS)

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A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

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A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

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A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

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A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's.(REUTERS)

A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's.(REUTERS)

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A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

A detail shot from a collage "EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS", by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

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"EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS" is a collage, by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

"EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS" is a collage, by a digital artist BEEPLE, that is on auction at Christie's. (REUTERS)

PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 07:42 PM IST
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