For the past two months, the whole globe has watched and kept an eye on the yellow vest protests in France as the fundamental political movement has battled for economic fairness. On December 6, 2019, Pascal Boyart (Pboy), a popular street artist uncovered a mural that incorporates a solvable puzzle that contains around 0.28 Bitcoins (BTC) inside. Pboy elaborated that the puzzle can’t be distantly and remotely resolved and that the sleuthhounds have to visit the location as a must to trace the painting’s cues.
Seoul, Korea -- Block Seoul, one of the largest Blockchain conferences of its kind will be held September 16–19, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. It gathers experts, creators and investors from around the world in a dynamic location and provides innovative technological tools for bringing them together in groundbreaking conversation.
One of the most luxurious London galleries, Mayfair offers customers the option to buy every single item in its collection using virtual coins. The gallery claims it is the first to provide such a fintech service. The high-end fine art for sale includes sophisticated works of Zhuang Hong Yi, Richard Orlinski, and Hunt Slonem.
The official announcement of the world’s first cryptocurrency art auction held by blockchain company Maecenas was released yesterday, June 7. The event will take place at fintech-welcoming UK gallery Dadiani Syndicate on June 20, where an Andy Warhol painting will be sold using blockchain technology.
Hello again, Coin Idol TV News channel broadcasting cryptocurrency and Blockchain news digest on April 26. Today: The Republic of San Marino to Become Next Blockchain Center, six hundred Computers Seized By Chinese Police in Tianjin Over Bitcoin Mining, One-in-Five Financial Firms May Adopt Cryptocurrency, Dubai to Run a Digital Bank for Buying Art Pieces With Its Own Cryptocurrency.
Dubai has been aspiring to reinforce its position as a fintech hub. Last month, the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority established the first digital bank for art in the world. ArtBank also launched its own digital currency to boost transaction speed and simplify the purchasing process.
Everyday the cryptocurrency market is shaken by different kinds of bitcoin news. They usually report about bitcoin price changes but this time the headlines were captured by a young Californian, who has turned the financial technology into a piece of art.
Buying & selling art is a big business worth billions of dollars. One can easily read in the news how a billionaire bought paintings from iconic artists like Goya or Michelangelo or even Da Vinci for hundreds of millions of dollars. Apart from these big spends, there is plenty of interest for smaller, more recent painters as well who display their incredible talent using brush and paints. Art for many is not just a status symbol but a piece of history that is priceless on its own.