On-chain Digital Art Advocates Hope This Latest Major Donation Can Take The Space Forward


Pseudonymous digital art collector and writer behind popular digital art newsletter the Medici Minutes who goes by the Twitter handle @CozomoMedici recently announced a major on-chain donation to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. According to a tweet by @CozomoMedici, whose full name on Twitter is Cozomo de’ Medici, he made the first donation of on-chain art from a collector to a museum, which marks the largest such collection of digital art to enter a museum.

Specifically, The Cozomo de’ Medici Collection donated 22 digital art non-fungible tokens, including works spanning from 2017 to 2022, from 13 different international artists. Cozomo de’ Medici stated that “these works will now sit in one of the greatest art collections in human history, alongside physical works defining the last 6,000 years of artistic expression”. These include “works by Rembrandt, Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Cassatt, Andy Warhol, Monet, and Georgia O’Keeffe”.

Cozomo de’ Medici expressed hope that “this donation helps forever…

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