SuperRare Art Market Weekly Report

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March 15-21

Weekly recap of the 10 highest digital art sales on SuperRare.

#10 Fiat vs Bitcoin: climbing. by @jonnoorlander was collected by @k1ng for $53,188

Fiat vs Bitcoin: climbing.
Edition 1 of 1
Fiat vs Bitcoin: climbing.

#9 Crafting Hortensia by @reisingerandres was collected by @artoninternet for $86,975

Crafting Hortensia
Edition 1 of 1

#8 RE:birth by @jasonseife was collected by @_888_ for $89,455

RE:birth
Edition 1 of 1
This work is my first ever mint. For this piece i took a smaller composition from one of my larger hand painted designs and rendered the image digitally. Inspired by the ancient meaning of birds in carpet imagery, which are said to be representative of fertility and new life. I chose to model and animate the birds evolving from 2d to 3d and wandering above and beyond the painting. Conceptually representative of this new chapter of further exploration in my artistic career. — Sound Design by Simon Oscroft

#7 CEREMONIAL FORMALITY – Chapter A by @frederikheyman was collected by @4ir for $98,809

CEREMONIAL FORMALITY – Chapter A
Edition 1 of 1
Ceremonial Formality explores the post-human body under influence and in interaction with technology, the desire to overcome humanity. A surrender to an external higher force, the protagonist taking control via mechanics to reach an emotional state of empowerment. “Transcending the limitations of our natural condition.” This work was originally created for ShowStudio.

#6 Superyó by @frenetikvoid was collected by @shivani for $99,711

Superyó
Edition 1 of 1
Meta cognition. When you think about thinking.

#5 Machine Hallucinations – ISS Dreams – A 1/5+2AP by @refikanadol was collected by @_888_ for $109,494

Machine Hallucinations – ISS Dreams – A 1/5+2AP
Edition 1 of 1
Refik Anadol’s most recent synesthetic reality experiments on dreams and hallucinations reveal new connections between visual narrative, archival instinct, and collective consciousness. He focuses on latent cinematic experiences derived from representations of photographic memories as they are re-imagined by machine intelligence. Transforming a vast data set from the visual archives of International Space Station (ISS) into a dynamic data painting, this new iteration of Anadol explores artificial intelligence’s capacity to reach its own subconscious and offers an avant- garde form of cartographic aesthetics. ISS Dreams utilizes over 1.2 million images captured from the International Space Station, along with additional satellite imagery of Earth’s topology. Each version of ISS Dreams is derived from a different generative adversarial network (GAN) latent walk, interpolating between different landscapes and features of Earth. While the paintings’ intricate and abstracted layers of machine- generated dreams allude to a connection with a cosmos of unimaginable vast data, its natural pigments trigger a sense of belonging to the earth through an immersive experience. Artwork comes with a physical custom media server.

#4 Out of the Blue by @reisingerandres was collected by @_888_ for $118,301

Out of the Blue
Edition 1 of 1
I can see my hands on it. I can remember the feeling of getting my finger tips sticked to a polished surface. I can imagine the smell of the materials getting hotter by the heating lamp. It looks so real, it looks as you have already been touching it, using it or selling it, but don’t. These are digital. Out of the Blue is a short film directed by Andrés Reisinger that talks about the feeling, the impression, the smell that digital can exude.

#3 The Process by @slimesunday was collected by @_888_ for $120,526

The Process
Edition 1 of 1
A visual process from start to finish accompanied by original music from 3LAU.

#2 GΞNΞSIS by @dondiablo was collected by @3fmusic for $188,101

GΞNΞSIS by Don Diablo
Edition 1 of 1
For my GΞNΞSIS (1 of 1) piece I wanted to create something truly unique. This NFT is a magical combination of three elements: an unreleased song + a holographic synthesizer…and it comes with a physical hand built hologram cabinet + cartridge to display the art in a truly unique way in your living room. I started working on this particular song at the beginning of my career in 2001. Since then I have continued working on it every single year. I must have spent over 250 hours in total on the song and never found the right purpose or timing to share it with the world, up until now. The animation of the hologram synthesizer is based on the very first keyboard I bought as a kid, to make things truly full circle. The idea for the hexagon hologram cabinet (HEXAGRAM) and the cartridge derives from my love for both Star Wars as well as old school Nintendo gaming consoles. My genesis piece is nostalgia mixed with my vision for the future of digital art and music.

#1 Mars House by @kristakim was collected by @artoninternet for $512,712

Mars House
Edition 1 of 1
Mars House is the first NFT digital house in the world. Upon purchase of Mars House NFT, 3D files will be sent to the new owner by Krista Kim Studio Inc. for file upload to the owner’s Metaverse. Technical support for Mars House integration on Metaverse is provided. (Architectural Digest, March 14, 2021) “Kim ventured into NFTs while exploring meditative design during quarantine; her hope was to use the influx of digital life as an opportunity to promote wellbeing. Comprised entirely of light, the visual effects of her crypto-home are meant to omit a zen, healing atmosphere. The artist also partnered with musician Jeff Schroeder of The Smashing Pumpkins to create a calming musical accompaniment. So what makes the file a compelling purchase? Beyond the promise of buying into the lucrative NFT market, the home and all of the furniture in it can be built in real life by glass furniture-makers in Italy, as well as through MicroLED screen technology. Kim also has a strong visions the art being projected, as well. “Everyone should install an LED wall in their house for NFT art.” says the artist. “ This is the future, and Mars House demonstrates the beauty of that possibility.” The owner is in agreement to the following terms and conditions upon purchase of Mars House (hereby referred to as Mars House NFT): The collector agrees to own one copy of Mars House NFT on a single Metaverse platform. The collector is required to register Mars House NFT ownership with Krista Kim Studio Inc. Krista Kim Studio Inc. will provide technical support to upload and integrate Mars House NFT on a Metaverse platform. If/when Mars House is resold, the collector is required to delete all Mars House NFT 3D file(s) from his/her Metaverse, and provide verification of deletion to Krista Kim Studio Inc. before new 3D files are transferred to the new owner by the artist. The new owner is required to register Mars House NFT ownership with Krista Kim Studio Inc. Krista Kim Studio will send Mars House NFT 3D files directly to the new owner and provide support for Metaverse integration. This verified ownership transfer system will be appointed to Krista Kim Studio Inc. trusteeship, after 40 years of the date of the sale. Krista Kim Studio Inc. retains ownership of Mars House NFT copyright. All rights reserved. All reproductions of Mars House (NFT) in both digital and physical formats, are restricted. Mars House NFT physical furniture pieces, made of tempered printed glass in Italy, may be commissioned by the collector as NFT physical pieces.
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