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Or maybe I should say "art" with quotation marks, since I'm not completely sure that I consider NFTs as art and any traditional sense.


NFTs Are Selling for Millions. Are They Warming the Planet, Too?
When Chris Precht, an Austrian architect and artist, first learned about nonfungible tokens, the digital collectibles taking the art world by storm, he was so enthralled, he said, he “felt like a little kid again.”
So Precht, who is known for his work on ecological architecture, was devastated to learn that the artworks, known as NFTs, have an environmental footprint as mind-boggling as the gold-rush frenzy they’ve whipped up. “The numbers are just crushing,” he said from his studio in Pfarrwerfen, Austria, announcing that he was canceling his plans, one of a growing number of artists who are swearing off NFTs, despite the sky-high sums some have fetched at auctions. “
https://www.yahoo.com/news/nfts-sell...120611898.html
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