August 12, 2022

CryptoPunks are taking over Miami

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Nearly 100 characters from the popular crypto-collectibles project CryptoPunks will be displayed across bus shelters and billboards in Miami for one month from April 12.

The showcase will be hosted by non-profit art organization SaveArtSpace as part of its exhibition “Pixelated” — a month-long city-wide public art exhibition that will take over the streets of Miami for the first time this year.

In addition to the 96 characters that will be on display across the city, the popular NFTs will also be displayed during the event as part of a pop-up exhibition of CryptoPunks in partnership with art equipment retailer Blackdove at 69 East 41st St, Miami on April 15.

CryptoPunks was one of the first non-fungible token projects created on Ethereum, having launched in 2017.

The project mints tokens featuring unique cartoon characters that have varying value depending on the rarity of the features they possess. All 10,000 CryptoPunks were minted when the project launched and were made available to be claimed for free.

The tokens have since exploded in popularity to fetch exorbitant prices, with CryptoPunk 6965 — which depicts an ape in a brown hat — selling forTitle: CryptoPunks are taking over Miami
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Published Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 06:14:08 +0100