Beeple sold an NFT for $69 million
Until October, the most Mike Winkelmann — the digital artist known as Beeple — had ever sold a print for was $100.
The record-smashing NFT sale comes after months of increasingly valuable auctions. In October, Winkelmann sold his first series of NFTs, with a pair going for $66,666.66 each. In December, he sold a series of works for $3.5 million total. And last month, one of the NFTs that originally sold for $66,666.66 was resold for $6.6 million.
NFTs have absolutely exploded over the past few weeks — and Winkelmann, more than anyone else, has been at the forefront of…