All Coin Daily News Published on Jan 19, 2018 From CryptoPunks to Decentraland: The work of art in the age of blockchain revolution In his seminal essay, "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction", philosopher Walter Benjamin talks about a quasi-religious aura attached to works of art that hang in galleries.
See Lucky Dan at CryptoPunks: https://www.larvalabs.com/cryptopunks... For Christmas 1989 All he wanted was a Powerglove He didn’t get one and that was fine It didn’t mean that he wasn’t loved He wet the bed until he was 8 And his mom never let him stay Over at his best friend’s house She was always so [...]
You will find punky-looking guys and girls, but there are a few rarer types mixed in: Apes, Zombies and even the odd Alien. Blockchain games Published on Aug 29, 2018
"Whether you love them or hate them, Cryptopunks is an interesting little project made by LarvaLabs in which 10,000 24x24 pixel "cryptopunk" avatars were created and claimed by Ethereum users. Each cryptopunk's design was determined by an algorithm that randomly assigned a number of attributes to each one of the 10,000 unique avatars. These cryptopunks [...]
"The NYC Ethereum Meetup on August 9, 2017 at the StackOverflow offices in Manhattan featured an art theme with a short intro to research in cross blockchain interoperability. First up was Matt Hall and John Watkinson who created CryptoPunks. The CryptoPunks are 24x24 pixel art images, generated algorithmically. Most are punky-looking guys and girls, [...]