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New York City Museum plans to introduce NFTs

The Museum of the City of New York has filed several patent applications related to Web3 with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The Manhattan Museum of History and Art, founded in 1923, plans to offer downloadable cryptocurrency holdings and non-fungible tokens in addition to app tokens.

The museum has six curatorial departments focusing on photography, theatre, decorative arts, costumes, paintings, and sculpture. Her collections also explore the cultural and economic significance of the Big Apple.

Museums are not just about history

After the popularity of NFTs rose last year, many museums have moved on to take advantage of this madness. The Vienna-based Belvedere Museum has launched an NFT version of “The Kiss,” the famous work of Austrian symbolist painter Gustav Klimt, ahead of Valentine’s Day.

Last September, the British Museum entered the NFT space by collaborating with startup LaCollection to offer a range of digital Hokusai postcards. In January, contemporary American artist KAWS brought augmented reality to the Serpentine Gallery in London.

Last May, the first NFT Museum in Seattle was launched to pull the curtain on digital art.

In mid-July, the full NFT show opened in Midtown Manhattan, New York’s primary business and retail district. This made it possible for creators to display their digital artwork from anywhere in the world.



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