NFT Artist: Kevin Abosch
Kevin Abosch (born 1969) is an Irish conceptual artist known for his works in photography, sculpture, installation, AI, blockchain and film. Abosch’s work addresses the nature of identity and value by posing ontological questions and responding to sociologic dilemmas. Abosch’s work has been exhibited throughout the world, often in civic spaces, including The Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, The National Museum of China, The National Gallery of Ireland, Jeu de Paume ( Paris), The Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina, The Bogotá Museum of Modern Art, ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medien) and Dublin Airport.
Kevin is an OG of Blockchain Art.
In 2015, Abosch’s photographic work of a potato, “Potato #345” was reportedly sold to an unnamed businessman in Europe for a €1,000,000, this would make it one of the most expensive photographs in the world.
In January 2018 Abosch created 10,000,000 virtual artworks consisting of crypto-tokens on the Ethereum Blockchain.The artist also had his blood drawn with which he made 100 physical artworks imprinted with a 42 alphanumeric blockchain address corresponding to the creation of his virtual works. The crypto-tokens are called IAMA Coins and are referenced by the symbol “IAMA” on the blockchain.
On 14 February 2018 Abosch’s virtual artwork “Forever Rose”, consisting of a single ERC-20 token on the Ethereum blockchain, sold to a group of ten art collectors for a record-breaking USD$1 million.
March 2021, Kevin’s latest project “1111” dropped on OpenSea, and has already passed Hashmasks in sales volume.
We are very excited to connect with Kevin in April.
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