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How 2 Millennial Entrepreneurs Plan to Disrupt the NFT Art Market

  • IKONICK, a canvas-art company, blends pop culture and quotes into high-end art millennials love.
  • Now, it plans to disrupt the NFT space. It dropped its first NFT last month, earning $100,000 in sales.
  • The founders spoke with Insider about tapping into the millennial art buyer and the future of NFTs.
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“Dreams weigh more than excuses.”

So says an all-white, bold font splashed across a seesawing elephant and dancing butterfly in a mystical-looking forest. It’s inspirational, colorful, and a bit magical — like a motivational Instagram meme brought to life.

It also happens to

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Domino’s revived Noid hops on NFT trend

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  • Domino’s will sell nonfungible tokens (NFTs) in an online auction, per a press release. The digital art is inspired by three tools used in a TV commercial by The Noid, the mascot that the brand revived in April.
  • The “Noid’s Failed Tools” — inspired by the Pizza Crusher, Pizza Slayzer and giant Noid Balloon Blockade that the Noid used to try to disrupt Domino’s delivery — will be available via a 14-day auction on Rarible. Press materials hint that proceeds will fund future Noid creations.
  • Domino’s revival of the Noid taps into nostalgia for the 1980s,
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NFT interest growing in Japan, but legal worries persist

Over the past several months, non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have rapidly evolved to be a phenomenon in the world of crypto assets, where things often tend to be something of a rollercoaster ride.

With digital items ranging from a tweet to art works sold for staggering sums — sometimes millions of dollars — a good number of people may be thinking that this is set to be another one of those turbulent rides.

The latest figures suggest that the bubble may have already burst, as weekly NFT sales have plummeted by more than 90{1a2a5022a52b7f44d3c003be9afa129e2349806f3225e736ca8b1c4309d27447} compared with their peak in early

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3 Non-Digital Art NFT Use Cases Set to Take Off

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NFTs are the hottest ticket in crypto, breaking into the mainstream thanks to headlines about multi-million dollar art sales from creators like Beeple. Celebrities have jumped on the trend, with Janet Jackson, Eminem and Mick Jagger among the most recent to issue their own NFT collections. 

Any trend in crypto comes with the inevitable warnings that it’s all just one big bubble. However, the fact that old art market stalwarts like auction house Christie’s swiftly moved into the NFT space is a powerful sign

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Artist Alexa Meade on Her Successful Career and the NFT Art Craze

This week on My Modern Met’s Top Artist Podcast, we talk with artist Alexa Meade. Known for her innovative work where she paints the human body and three-dimensional spaces to create an illusion of a two-dimensional painting, Meade has been a working artist for over a decade. Her work has led her to collaborations with major brands and musicians like Ariana Grande, whom she painted for the God is a Woman music video.

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Alexa to learn more about her early life—which included work in politics—and how she followed her instincts to pursue

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Palestinian Artist Khaled Jarrar Has Made an NFT to Call International Attention to the Plight of His Homeland

After 11 days of violence, Hamas and Israel announced a ceasefire early Friday morning. It was the worst bout of fighting in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza in seven years and one that shook every corner of the world.

Several months prior, Ramallah-based artist Khaled Jarrar began work on a series that he hoped would raise awareness of the 73-year issue of Palestinian occupation among the international community. To do that, he chose a medium very much in the news: NFTs.

Jarrar’s NFT, titled If I don’t steal your home someone else will steal it, launched on May

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