The world of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) has taken the art world by storm in recent years. From memes to masterpieces, these digital assets have fetched millions of dollars at record-breaking auctions. Here are some of the most iconic NFT sales:

1. “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” by Beeple – $69 million

This digital artwork by Mike Winkelmann, known as Beeple, made headlines when it sold for a staggering $69 million at a Christie’s auction in March 2021. The collage of 5,000 images was created over 13 years and marked a historic moment for NFTs as it became the most expensive NFT ever sold at auction.

2. “CryptoPunk #3100” – $7.5 million

CryptoPunks are a series of 10,000 unique pixelated characters that were created in 2017. Each one is different and has its own distinct personality. In May 2021, one of the rarest CryptoPunks, #3100, sold for $7.5 million at a Christie’s auction.

3. “Nyan Cat” by Chris Torres – $580,000

“Nyan Cat” is a popular internet meme featuring a cartoon cat with a pop-tart for a body flying through space leaving a rainbow trail behind it. The original GIF was created by Chris Torres in 2011 and sold as an NFT for $580,000 in February 2021.

4. “The First Twitter” by Jack Dorsey – $2.9 million

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, sold his first tweet as an NFT for $2.9 million in March 2021. The tweet, which read “just setting up my twttr,” was posted on March 21, 2006.

5. “Crossroad” by Trevor Jones – $6.6 million

“Crossroad” is a digital artwork by British artist Trevor Jones that sold for $6.6 million at a Christie’s auction in May 2021. The NFT features a depiction of former President Donald Trump lying in the grass with a broken sword.

These are just a few examples of the many NFT sales that have taken the art world by storm in recent years. With the rise of blockchain technology, it’s clear that NFTs are here to stay and will continue to push the boundaries of what we consider to be art.