Proof-of-work: The Bitcoin artists on minting NFTs and OpenSea

Proof-of-work: The Bitcoin artists on minting NFTs and OpenSea

Minting a nonfungible token of artwork seems a no-brainer for an artist: Cointelegraph spoke to those that took the plunge. “Art is not a thing, it is a way,” said American writer Elbert Hubbard. For Bitcoin (BTC) artists, the way is inspired by Bitcoin, its code, its philosophy and its imagery. In some cases, it’s even inspired by memes. Bitcoin has become a “lifestyle,” for some Bitcoin artists, that inspires their way of doing business, accepting payments and interacting with customers. Cointelegraph asked Bitcoin artists what inspires them about Satoshi Nakamoto’s 13-year-old invention....


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