The Centre Pompidou, a major modern art museum in France, aims to showcase NFTs from some prominent digital artists this summer in its upcoming permanent exhibition.
In a Friday announcement, the art museum said that it is preparing to showcase a collection of non-fungible tokens created by 13 digital artists from around the world. The exhibit will specifically include popular some NFTs from blue-chip collections like CryptoPunk #110 and Autoglyph #25, both of which have been donated to the Centre Pompidou.
“The Center Pompidou acquires a set of works dealing with the relationship between blockchain and artistic creation, including its first NFTs!” according to a rough translation of the museum’s tweet. “18 projects by 13 French and international artists are included in the collection.”
In a press release announcing the donation of a CryptoPunk NFT to the museum, Xavier Rey, director of the French National Museum of Modern Art, noted that the Centre Pompidou is “pursuing its interest in digital…