, b. 2017

A groundbreaking project, CryptoPunks, birthed the modern CryptoArt movement with 10,000 distinctive and inimitable collectible characters, each with verifiable ownership meticulously stored on the Ethereum blockchain. These avatars stand as pioneering examples of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) minted on the Ethereum network, serving as the catalyst for the ERC-721 standard, which currently underpins a vast array of on-chain digital art and collectibles. Since their debut on June 23, 2017, CryptoPunks have garnered widespread acclaim, gracing the pages of numerous global publications, headlining esteemed international auctions hosted by Christie's and Sotheby's, and earning a revered place in the permanent collections of prestigious art institutions such as the ICA Miami, Centre Pompidou, and LACMA.