October 28, 2021

Musician Grimes’ debut NFT auction generates $5.8M in 20 minutes

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Candian musician and visual artist, Claire Elise Boucher, or Grimes, has sold a mammoth $5.8 million worth of tokenized art in less than 20 minutes on Nifty Gateway.

On Feb. 28, the popular musician launched her debut NFT collection, “WarNymph,” in collaboration with her brother, digital artist Mac Boucher.

The collection takes elements from mythology and futurism to create the “Oth3rkin universe,” with Grimes’ WarNymph collection comprising a goddess who battles obsoletion and future decay within a fictional realm. The listing on Nifty Gateway states:

“WarNymph is the Goddess of Neo-Genesis. She battles the destructive force of obsolete ideas and systemic decay that threatens the future. She embodies the power of perpetual regeneration that manifests in a state of infinite infancy where she sheds her old skin of corruption.”

The collection included four drawings sold by open draw, three images sold through silent auction, and a regulator auction for a single one-of-a-kind multimedia piece.

. Each of the artworks depicts angelic infants, often featured in dystopian scenarios invoking themes pertinent to popular culture — such as an incubator reminiscent ofTitle: Musician Grimes’ debut NFT auction generates $5.8M in 20 minutes
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Published Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 02:55:04 +0000