You’ve been hearing and seeing it about the documentary Becoming Beeple all week long on our social media accounts, and now the time has finally come for you to enjoy this masterpiece as well. Chronicling the journey of Mike Winkleman, aka Beeple, as he sells his NFT piece “Everydays—The First 5000 Days,” the ONE37pm exclusive captures the entire process of selling this groundbreaking artwork. NFTs (non-fungible tokens) are single-handedly changing the way we buy, sell, and consume various forms of entertainment including art, and Beeple is among the first to make major moves in the digital space.
The ONE37pm Exclusive Documentary 'Becoming Beeple' Premieres Today
You'll be able to see the brilliance at exactly 1:37pm
Premiering today at exactly 1:37 pm EST on our official YouTube account, Becoming Beeple will also present a rare never before seen look into Beeple’s overall journey of becoming a digital artist turned cultural icon.
For those unfamiliar with Beeple, he is an artist, graphic designer, and animator has become known over the past decade for his transcending social and political culture pieces, making his mark as one of the first to sell his art on a national level via the internet.
While we don’t want to spoil too much of the documentary, we will say this: “Everydays—The First 5000 Days sold for a whopping $69.3 million, becoming one of the biggest all-time sales in the history of Christie’s Auction House, while also breaking the record for digital artwork sales. “Everydays” was also the first Christie's piece to be purchased by way of Ethereum, and the iconic figure itself sold for $6.6 million in Ethereum back in February.
Whether you're a fan of NFTs, digital art, or are just looking to learn more about this world, you're not going to want to miss Becoming Beeple.