NFT Artist Jeremy Booth Wrangles with Western-Themed ‘Outlaws’ Collection


Is the NFT art scene big enough for two Western-themed art styles? A recently-launched NFT collection titled “Outlaws” has some collectors saying its creative approach treads a bit too close to the work of artist Jeremy Booth.

A collection of 10,000 profile picture (PFP) NFTs, Outlaws’ public mint took place last Wednesday where collectors could mint the digital collectibles for 0.05 Ethereum each. They have since sold out, and on OpenSea, the cheapest Outlaws NFT currently goes for 0.067 Ethereum, according to the marketplace’s website.

Describing it as a moral grey area, one self-described NFT artist named Sadboi said the Outlaws project left them feeling “conflicted” on Friday. From their perspective, it is an “obvious reproduction of what another artist is doing.”

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