NFTs Are Finance as an Aesthetic Medium

Listen to this article

NFTs are a perfect alignment between art and finance. They are two halves of a strange love-finance-aesthetics union hanging together with a precision that has never been achieved in any previous chapter of the interrelationship of art and money. Because NFTs themselves are a kind of currency, the creative possibilities they open (making, borrowing, sharing, rarity distributions, permissioned access, etc.) have direct analogs on the right side of the balance sheet (issuing, lending, pooling, risk curves, investor control, the beat goes on).