Weekly newsletter about digital art, NFTs, crypto, and Internet culture with absolutely no shilling whatsoever. Also, from time to time, I take down grifters.
Created 05 Sep 2021
It was never supposed to be like this #4/5001 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0The single worst crypto transaction happened this week. It represents everything going wrong with cryptocurrencies but everything right about NFTs. Let me show it to you: A user was transferring 100,0...
Fakery & Forgery #3/5023 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 4 0If want to show off your wealth, you might buy a painting by a famous artist and hang it in your home for everyone to see. That was true for European hedge fund manager Pierre Lagrange, whose prize wa...
No one saw this coming #2/5015 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0On September 10th, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) collection sold at Sotheby’s auction house for $24.5m – an astonishing figure for a project only six months old. In a short time, BAYC is a blue chip...
The most valuable email you will ever receive, #1/5007 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 3 0In 1980, Jasper Johns set the record for the most expensive painting sold by a living artist ever: $1 million dollars. The sum, $3.4m in today’s dollars, was an astounding figure for the time. This sa...
Weekly newsletter about digital art, NFTs, crypto, venture capital, and Internet culture with absolutely no shilling whatsoever.05 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0Welcome to Zero Shillings: the no BS guide to digital art x commerce (NFTs) by me, Paul Griffiths. On Twitter, I write short-form about art, commerce, tech, VCs, and NFTs. I also poke fun @ social med...
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