NFTs Are Signatures That Come with Artworks

Non-Fungible Tokens are a real mind fuck. It forces the question—why does art have value and where does the value reside? In traditional fine art, the artwork and the stamp of authenticity are fused as one. When you buy a Picasso, the signature is embedded in the artwork. Some artworks come with a separate certificate of authenticity. When the artwork is sold, the buyer gets both the art and the certificate. If the artwork is not provably authentic, it is worthless. Likewise, the certificate is worthless without the art.

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