From non-fungible tokens to online viewing rooms to metaverse-based auction houses, the future looks bright for digital art lovers.
But can real-life, traditional art investment ever truly be replaced?
Campden FB talks to Ori Ohayon (head of corporate development and capital markets at GDA Capital and president of NFT BAZL), Howard Lewis (whose family formed the famed Schorr Collection) and Rupert Reid (director of his single-family office Valrock and NFT afficionado) about the rise and future of digital art investment.
We’re only at the frontier of a new asset class
Ori Ohayon [pictured above]: “A lot of promising tech has come out but I don’t think anything that we’re looking at right now is necessarily going to be here even in five years.”
Howard Lewis: “This is essentially the metaverse finding its feet. It’s a bit like looking at MySpace. 25 years ago, MySpace was on everybody’s lips – now, if you’re under the age of 35, you’ve never even heard of it.”
Rupert Reid [pictured right]: “Where we are at the moment of Web 2.0, which is all about…