Why artists are collecting each other’s NFTs. cover image

Why artists are collecting each other’s NFTs.

Five creators talk about collecting NFTs, the value of interdependence, and why they’re reinvesting in up-and-coming artists.

Published 26 March 2022
Reuben Wu is photographing the future.  cover image

Reuben Wu is photographing the future.

NFTs are providing an opportunity for photographers to shed their underdog status, and artist Reuben Wu is leading the way.

Published 24 March 2022
Artist Invite: Jimmy Edgar & Pilar Zeta cover image

Artist Invite: Jimmy Edgar & Pilar Zeta

The collaborative artistic force connects the dots between their individual practices.

Published 3 March 2022
Artist Invite: Rafaël Rozendaal & Austin Lee cover image

Artist Invite: Rafaël Rozendaal & Austin Lee

Two artists on the broadening definition of internet art.

Published 1 March 2022
The next big thing: secondary markets cover image

The next big thing: secondary markets

Predictions for how secondary NFT sales will revolutionize creative industries.

Published 1 February 2022
Yatreda on the power of storytelling and owning your history.  cover image

Yatreda on the power of storytelling and owning your history.

A family of artists celebrates Ethiopian legacies with NFTs.

Published 31 January 2022
The Rise of DAOs on Foundation in 2021 cover image

The Rise of DAOs on Foundation in 2021

From bands of collectors coming together to own Edward Snowden’s genesis NFT, to artists forming collectives to advance creativity, DAOs are just beginning to show their true potential in web3.

Published 28 December 2021
The Breakthrough Genres on Foundation in 2021 cover image

The Breakthrough Genres on Foundation in 2021

The defining tags, trends, and communities across NFTs on Foundation this year.

Published 28 December 2021
A Year in Images: Defining NFTs on Foundation in 2021 cover image

A Year in Images: Defining NFTs on Foundation in 2021

Between artists, cats, and activists, this was the year that creators found support through NFTs—and broke industry-wide records and trailblazed cultural movements on Foundation.

Published 27 December 2021
Cheryl Fox is capturing a culture of Black excellence. cover image

Cheryl Fox is capturing a culture of Black excellence.

Ahead of Cheryl’s debut collection launch, Karen Wong interviews the photographer about her perspective, vision, and often behind-the-scenes vantage points.

Published 15 December 2021
Nora Khan gets experimental with artists. cover image

Nora Khan gets experimental with artists.

The artists of Experimental Models share thoughts on the methods, play, and critique behind their exceptional NFTs, with writer and curator Nora Khan.

Published 10 December 2021
EXPERIMENTAL MODELS cover image

EXPERIMENTAL MODELS

An Exhibition and Auction to support Topical Cream, curated by 2021 Editor-in-Residence Nora N. Khan

Published 6 December 2021
Sarah Meyohas on bringing femininity into crypto. cover image

Sarah Meyohas on bringing femininity into crypto.

The artist and creator of Bitchcoin uses the power of language to negotiate value in the contemporary art world.

Published 3 December 2021
Web3: When Crypto is seen. cover image

Web3: When Crypto is seen.

At Foundation, we’re focused on building true web3 experiences.

Published 1 December 2021
David Horvitz on a baby born in the back of an Uber. cover image

David Horvitz on a baby born in the back of an Uber.

On the way to the hospital, the artist helped deliver his baby girl. Now, the media coverage becomes the basis of his first NFTs—just days away from the due date of his next child.

Published 29 November 2021
Debby Friday on doing something different and weird. cover image

Debby Friday on doing something different and weird.

The experimentalist sees clubbing as a world of avatars, our current world as a “neutropia,” and entanglement as the next step in human evolution.

Published 28 October 2021
Dame on identity in web3. cover image

Dame on identity in web3.

Rainbow’s Community Manager, Dame, knows the in’s and out’s of wallets and what collecting means in the NFT space.

Published 26 October 2021
MUSE0 is pioneering a new model for internet-native museums. cover image

MUSE0 is pioneering a new model for internet-native museums.

Created by an Alien CryptoPunk, and governed by artists and curators, MUSE0 is building an otherworldly institution.

Published 20 October 2021
Notes on Holly Herndon's debut collection, CLASSIFIED cover image

Notes on Holly Herndon's debut collection, CLASSIFIED

A commissioned text by Caroline Busta.

Published 20 October 2021
Adama Delphine Fawundu on weaving the past with the present. cover image

Adama Delphine Fawundu on weaving the past with the present.

The multimedia artist explores heritage, identity, and indigenous knowledge through a deeply immersive and spiritual practice.

Published 27 September 2021
César Piette Splits with Almine Rech  cover image

César Piette Splits with Almine Rech

Alongside Cesar Piette's exhibition at Almine Rech London, the artist is bridging the physical with the realm of NFTs.

Published 16 September 2021
Visual storytelling with Alejandro Cartagena. cover image

Visual storytelling with Alejandro Cartagena.

A photo-based interview with one of the leading photographers in NFTs.

Published 12 September 2021
Artist Invite: Yung Jake and Lucien Smith cover image

Artist Invite: Yung Jake and Lucien Smith

Art world friends and confidants share their thoughts on championing the metaverse and serving the people.

Published 7 September 2021
Enter Linda Dounia’s Cyber Baat World cover image

Enter Linda Dounia’s Cyber Baat World

Artist Linda Dounia is bringing together 21 creators for the inaugural Cyber Baat exhibition in Dakar.

Published 3 September 2021
NEW DIMENSIONS for a new world  cover image

NEW DIMENSIONS for a new world

Announcing an open call to play with the possibilities of 3D NFTs, and help shape the emerging metaverse.

Published 1 September 2021
Tyler Givens on making fantasies a reality. cover image

Tyler Givens on making fantasies a reality.

Welcome to the sexy, destructive world inhabited by a series of fantastical characters created by Tyler Givens.

Published 9 August 2021
Becka Saville visualizes memories.  cover image

Becka Saville visualizes memories.

Through art, Becka Saville is capturing recalled memories and flashbacks as visual explosions of fluid movements.

Published 8 August 2021
Auriea Harvey Splits with bitforms gallery. cover image

Auriea Harvey Splits with bitforms gallery.

As NFTs become widely adopted, Auriea Harvey and bitforms are pioneering new transparent models between artists and the galleries they choose to represent them.

Published 3 August 2021
Tory Bryant has an eye for design. cover image

Tory Bryant has an eye for design.

How the dual artist and collector is helping creators build momentum.

Published 1 August 2021
Idil Dursun is constructing new worlds. cover image

Idil Dursun is constructing new worlds.

The concept artist and architect shares dreams for a future of immersive, architectural NFTs.

Published 30 July 2021
Oseanworld dives into 3D. cover image

Oseanworld dives into 3D.

For the launch of 3D NFTs on Foundation, we plunge into the depths of Oseanworld’s multidimensional practice.

Published 28 July 2021
Artist Invite: Archan Nair & Iannocent cover image

Artist Invite: Archan Nair & Iannocent

Two old friends and visual experts bring their fantasies to life in the metaverse.

Published 27 July 2021
IX Shells Splits with Sofia Crespo cover image

IX Shells Splits with Sofia Crespo

In this split interview, generative artist Itzel Yard (IX Shells) shares a dialogue with Sofia Crespo about patterns in nature, collaboration, and finding your artistic voice.

Published 21 July 2021
Paper Rad on setting the precedent for Internet culture. cover image

Paper Rad on setting the precedent for Internet culture.

We talk to the art collective at the nexus between contemporary art, internet culture, and underground music.

Published 14 July 2021
Parra on bringing DIY grittiness online. cover image

Parra on bringing DIY grittiness online.

The man behind the method shares his take on skating and creating outside the lines.

Published 13 July 2021
Artist Invite: Somnath Bhatt & Suren Seneviratne  cover image

Artist Invite: Somnath Bhatt & Suren Seneviratne

On relishing the unexpected and finding friendships that keep you grounded through the hype.

Published 8 July 2021
Mondo on collecting as a way of life. cover image

Mondo on collecting as a way of life.

The renowned patron’s journey into NFTs comes after decades of acquiring artworks and other collectibles.

Published 7 July 2021
Chris Torres on building the Meme Economy. cover image

Chris Torres on building the Meme Economy.

The creator of Nyan Cat on what it feels like to go viral, how NFTs are lifting up previously unknown artists, and the debut of Meme World.

Published 1 July 2021
Artist Invite: Andre O’Shea & Aaron Ricketts cover image

Artist Invite: Andre O’Shea & Aaron Ricketts

The animator and photographer frame surrealist work through their own unique lenses.

Published 24 June 2021
What does Afrofuturism mean to you? cover image

What does Afrofuturism mean to you?

We invited the artists in The Digital Diaspora to share their thoughts on Afrofuturism.

Published 17 June 2021
Diana Sinclair on curating The Digital Diaspora. cover image

Diana Sinclair on curating The Digital Diaspora.

The artist and activist is on a mission to champion work by Black creatives in the metaverse and beyond.

Published 15 June 2021
Kennedy Yanko Splits with The Black School cover image

Kennedy Yanko Splits with The Black School

In a split interview, Kennedy Yanko shares what it means to take a metaphysical approach to art-making, and Joseph Cuillier III talks about the value of honoring and investing in Black culture.

Published 15 June 2021
herstoryDAO Manifesto cover image

herstoryDAO Manifesto

Plus, an interview with co-founder Cyn Bahati on herstoryDAO’s origins, mission, and re-architecting the crypto space

Published 10 June 2021
Francesca Gavin on the intrigue of formlessness. cover image

Francesca Gavin on the intrigue of formlessness.

The groundbreaking contemporary art writer and curator shares her insights on replicability, value, web3, and our “obsession with nothing.”

Published 1 June 2021
Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst on the dreamy possibilities of decentralized collaboration. cover image

Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst on the dreamy possibilities of decentralized collaboration.

The artist and musician couple share how they’ve stayed true to their creative principles while simultaneously pushing the evolving boundaries of AI, DAOs, and other decentralized tech.

Published 25 May 2021
Foundation’s smart contracts are verified and open source. cover image

Foundation’s smart contracts are verified and open source.

We’re contributing to a more transparent and accessible future.

Published 25 May 2021
Rick Silva on the nature of a not-too-distant future. cover image

Rick Silva on the nature of a not-too-distant future.

A fascination with the wilderness, landscapes, and geological forms are central to the artist’s Geomancer series.

Published 17 May 2021
Guest Blog: Gene Kogan on the art of credit assignment. cover image

Guest Blog: Gene Kogan on the art of credit assignment.

Artist and programmer Gene Kogan begins to unravel the possibilities of ArtDAOs.

Published 12 May 2021
Bruce LaBruce on f$%king up NFTs. cover image

Bruce LaBruce on f$%king up NFTs.

An update from the veteran photographer, filmmaker, and all around iconoclast.

Published 10 May 2021
Manual Photo + Raven B. on picturing a whole new world. cover image

Manual Photo + Raven B. on picturing a whole new world.

Our favorite scene photographers join forces and hive mind the future of images in NFTs.

Published 5 May 2021
Brian Calvin on his imaginary portraits. cover image

Brian Calvin on his imaginary portraits.

How the California artist painted his way into NFTs.

Published 4 May 2021
Guest Blog: A community interview with a mysterious egg.  cover image

Guest Blog: A community interview with a mysterious egg.

Aito answers questions from the creators in Foundation’s Discord community.

Published 3 May 2021
Everything you need to know about DAOs. cover image

Everything you need to know about DAOs.

A primer on how DAOs are working to collectively shape the new creative economy.

Published 28 April 2021
PleasrDAO’s $5.5M purchase of Edward Snowden’s genesis NFT. cover image

PleasrDAO’s $5.5M purchase of Edward Snowden’s genesis NFT.

We interviewed PleasrDAO’s Chief Pleasing Officer on how the group came together to purchase the fourth highest-selling NFT of all time.

Published 27 April 2021
Chris Dorland on transforming glitches into artworks. cover image

Chris Dorland on transforming glitches into artworks.

The artist explores themes of dystopia in his new NFT series.

Published 26 April 2021
exonemo on communicating love and hate for NFTs.  cover image

exonemo on communicating love and hate for NFTs.

The Japanese artist duo exonemo generated a random debate about NFTs for their debut in the space.

Published 26 April 2021
Artist Invite: Jen Stark & Takeshi Murata cover image

Artist Invite: Jen Stark & Takeshi Murata

A new series delving into the connections between artists on Foundation.

Published 22 April 2021
The future is in FlucT. cover image

The future is in FlucT.

The performance art duo are using their bodies to push boundaries.

Published 21 April 2021
Miya Folick on becoming very good at living. cover image

Miya Folick on becoming very good at living.

How one memorable karaoke performance inspired the artist’s first NFT.

Published 20 April 2021
Jon Rafman on standing in an open field. cover image

Jon Rafman on standing in an open field.

We spoke with the renowned artist about creating poetic visual narratives that critically engage with the present.

Published 14 April 2021
K-HOLE gets sucked into NFTs. cover image

K-HOLE gets sucked into NFTs.

The cult-favorite art-meets-commerce critique collective makes a comeback to report on the state of cultural crypto.

Published 13 April 2021
Daylen Seu on tapping into dreams and nightmares.  cover image

Daylen Seu on tapping into dreams and nightmares.

The crossover horror manga animator and comic artist unleashes the subconscious to shine a light on deep, dark emotions.

Published 1 April 2021
Petra Cortright on unearthing rare finds, dust and all. cover image

Petra Cortright on unearthing rare finds, dust and all.

For more than a decade, collectors have embraced her webcam videos and digital paintings. All the while, Cortright has been building a deep archive of rare gems with a low-fi, human grittiness just waiting to be NFTs.

Published 31 March 2021
Shantell Martin on remapping the old art world with NFTs. cover image

Shantell Martin on remapping the old art world with NFTs.

Crypto and NFTs are making the business of art more transparent—and inviting artists to the table.

Published 25 March 2021
Katherine Frazer on cutting digital images, fruit, and flowers. cover image

Katherine Frazer on cutting digital images, fruit, and flowers.

The Apple-alumna graphic designer has built an art practice around subverting everyday digital tools and finding corners of delight online.

Published 24 March 2021
Rafaël Rozendaal on how digital art is always with you. cover image

Rafaël Rozendaal on how digital art is always with you.

The preeminent digital artist makes the case for why we should all stop working and start getting creative online.

Published 17 March 2021
Yung Jake isn’t excited about NFTs. cover image

Yung Jake isn’t excited about NFTs.

And honestly, that’s kind of exciting. As the internet feuds over them, the clear-eyed artist casts crypto as just the next step in monetizing digital art.

Published 14 March 2021
Pak on the frontier of NFTs. cover image

Pak on the frontier of NFTs.

The acclaimed anonymous art entity has been pioneering in digital spaces for decades. Here’s what’s next.

Published 12 March 2021
Bionic pop artist Viktoria Modesta on piercing through culture. cover image

Bionic pop artist Viktoria Modesta on piercing through culture.

She knows her viral, genre-defying work has already shaped culture. Minting it as an NFT recognizes the impact of that virality.

Published 10 March 2021
Guest Blog: YACHT on bringing songs to the metaverse. cover image

Guest Blog: YACHT on bringing songs to the metaverse.

Claire L. Evans and Jona Bechtolt of the Grammy-nominated post-pop group YACHT share their thoughts about creating “NFT Stems,” and how experimenting with new forms of exchange between musicians and audiences might change their practice.

Published 7 March 2021
Devendra Banhart on the unfolding possibilities of mixed-media NFTs.  cover image

Devendra Banhart on the unfolding possibilities of mixed-media NFTs.

Musician and painter Devendra Banhart explains how NFTs are expanding his practice, and why he’s excited for the future of the medium.

Published 2 March 2021
Why collect digital art NFTs? cover image

Why collect digital art NFTs?

Visionary collectors are scooping up digital art and other early collectibles of the metaverse. Here’s why you should, too.

Published 12 February 2021
Crypto wants to be seen. cover image

Crypto wants to be seen.

In our first go, we attempted to abstract away the complexities of crypto. Now, we’re launching Foundation V2 as an unapologetically crypto-native experience. Here’s why.

Published 1 February 2021
Sven Eberwein on making crypto more environmentally sustainable. cover image

Sven Eberwein on making crypto more environmentally sustainable.

How NFTs can push the conversation of crypto’s ecological impact forward, and be used as a force for good in the world.

Published 1 February 2021
Everything you need to know about the metaverse. cover image

Everything you need to know about the metaverse.

Imagine an internet that’s owned and operated collectively, supported by community, and independent of corporate control.

Published 11 January 2021
Arvida Byström on the myths we make to cope with reality. cover image

Arvida Byström on the myths we make to cope with reality.

Today, the Swedish internet star’s first-ever digital art NFTs are dropping on Foundation.

Published 18 November 2020
Serwah Attafuah on being a punk in the digital art world. cover image

Serwah Attafuah on being a punk in the digital art world.

Serwah taught herself 3D software, and doesn’t follow the rules of rendering. We followed up on her DIY process, her grounded understanding of the universe, and her future NFT plans.

Published 6 November 2020
LaTurbo Avedon on traveling through the hidden nooks, paths, and passages of the metaverse. cover image

LaTurbo Avedon on traveling through the hidden nooks, paths, and passages of the metaverse.

We asked the purely virtual being to share visions for the future of machine learning, AI, and digital art collecting.

Published 4 November 2020
Pearlyn Lii on transforming herself into a “Real Girlfriend” for art. cover image

Pearlyn Lii on transforming herself into a “Real Girlfriend” for art.

Using performance and illustration to examine female identity, Pearlyn Lii has crafted surreal stories that merge physical and sensory experiences with digital, typographic, and code-based media.

Published 30 October 2020
Get in on Foundation’s first NFT collection. cover image

Get in on Foundation’s first NFT collection.

As NFTs explode across the web, we’re bringing an exclusive new collection of digital art onto the scene.

Published 27 October 2020
Building on the edge. cover image

Building on the edge.

Foundation is now on xDai.

Published 21 October 2020
Sarah Zucker on the importance of making crypto friends. cover image

Sarah Zucker on the importance of making crypto friends.

We caught up with Sarah Zucker to talk paradigm shifts, parallel dimensions, and turning her art into crypto.

Published 20 October 2020
NFTs are transforming the digital art world. cover image

NFTs are transforming the digital art world.

Here’s everything you need to know about “NFTs”—including how to use them to your benefit as a digital artist.

Published 13 October 2020
What Molly Soda has learned from watching YouTube all day. cover image

What Molly Soda has learned from watching YouTube all day.

Author Claire L. Evans and Foundation creator Molly Soda talk about aspirational aesthetics, the ruse of authenticity, and the challenges that YouTubers and artists have in common.

Published 25 August 2020
NEW VALUES for a new creative economy cover image

NEW VALUES for a new creative economy

Announcing an open call for creators to experiment with crypto and play with the concept of value.

Published 3 August 2020
An artist’s crypto primer cover image

An artist’s crypto primer

The cultural-crypto space is full of potential. But first, there are a few key concepts to learn.

Published 29 July 2020
Addie Wagenknecht on using crypto to hack the art world. cover image

Addie Wagenknecht on using crypto to hack the art world.

Addie is dropping a series of drone paintings with Foundation.

Published 20 July 2020
Signe Pierce thinks it’s time to take a 360-degree approach to generating value around art. cover image

Signe Pierce thinks it’s time to take a 360-degree approach to generating value around art.

Her limited-edition collection is live with Foundation.

Published 25 June 2020
We are empowering creators to build their own markets on Ethereum. cover image

We are empowering creators to build their own markets on Ethereum.

A Foundation Markets technical primer.

Published 9 June 2020
This is Foundation. cover image

This is Foundation.

Today, we're announcing Foundation — an entirely new medium for buying, selling, and trading limited-edition goods.

Published 27 May 2020