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ROTD Auctioning Off Original Artwork AND the Graffiti.art Domain Name Wednesday Night in Miami

We've all become familiar with the live and online domain auctions that Monte Cahn and his crew at RightOfTheDot.com, including World Champion auctioneer Wayne Wheat, are famous for. However, ROTD is going to be blazing a new trail tomorrow night (Wednesday, November 8) in Miami when, in tandem with Wonderland 2023 and Kandyflip.Art, they will be auctioning off a dozen top tier original works of graffiti art. In addition to those, ROTD will be putting the coveted graffiti.art domain name on the auction block. It will all be part of a special event at the Versace Penthouse titled "An Evening With The Souls of Gianni Versace, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring & our guest of honor, Artist Robin Van Arsdol." 

As with past ROTD sales, this auction will be conducted both live and online, however if you want to attend in person you will need to purchase a Wonderland 2023 ticket in advance (link will give you a 20% off discount). To participate in the online auction that is open to all, you will just need to register here.

 

The artwork came directly out of the pulsating 1980s New York City scene. This collection features works by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Kenny Scharf and other street art legends. They are pieces that have defined a generation and continue to influence the art world today.

Regarding the domain name, .ART registry CMO Jeff Sass noted, "The Graffiti.art domain name offers an unparalleled digital platform for artists, collectors, and galleries to showcase or curate contemporary graffiti works. In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, Graffiti.art stands out as a significant digital asset, offering Web3 compatibility for forward-thinking artists and investors."

While we were in touch we Jeff he also filled in on some other .ART happenings. "It has been a busy few months for .ART with a trip to London for the Frieze Art Fair and the Award Ceremony for our Digital Innovation in Art award. We met with many well-known galleries who are using a .ART domain including Hauser & Wirth (HauserWirth.art) and Koopman Fine Art (Koopman.art). You can see our video recap here. We're also very proud of this year's Digital Innovation in Art Award winners, Artivive and Well of Art. Both of the winners were present to receive their award at the Allstars 2023 Gala dinner hosted by GP Bullhound."

Jeff Sass
CMO, .ART Registry

(Posted November 7, 2023)  

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