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Discussion: The End of Art (as we know it) (again) or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bored Apes (2021-01-12)

This is not the piece I wanted to write. This is not the piece I wanted you to see.

I wanted to write about how the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), and the many Profile Picture projects (PFP’s) it spawned, were the collective Trojan Horse that would wheedle Contemporary Art World tastemakers –-their hierarchies and impossible criticism and exclusivity– into the world of Crypto Art, hitherto a hotbed of free creativity and community, pure, self-sustaining, and egalitarian. Bored Ape Yacht Club, I was sure, would destroy it. And I wanted that on the record [...]

Read the complete article on the MOCA blog:
https://museumofcryptoart.medium.com/the-end-of-art-as-we-know-it-again-2a6a8147551c

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