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Top 6 NFT Artists to Watch and Follow

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Here are the top 6 Famous NFT Artists to watch and follow for the latest NFT updates, projects and trends on Instagram, Facebook and Discord.

Understanding NFTs and NFT Artists?

NFT Artists create and sometimes curate Non-Fungible Tokens like arts and 3D animations.

In the days of van Gogh and Picasso, we saw an array of arts which has given way to the likes of Beeple, Hackatao and fellow co-artists.

It is recorded that over 5.6 million NFT sales worth over $10 billion took place in the last twelve months alone.

Unlike, the days of van Gogh and Picasso, we can easily connect with NFT artists through social media and follow their crafts

Here is a list of famous NFT artists to follow.

NFT Artists and their Artworks

Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) are digital versions of data stored on blockchain.

NFTs can be use to represent photos, videos and audio files.

Because they are powered by the blockchain, NFTs comes with a unique encryption code which makes it not exchangeable.

That is to say, a unit of a particular NFT file can be easily downloaded by anyone; however, such individuals can’t claim ownership since they are unable to copy the unique code.

Hackatao Artworks

Sold in total: Over 2,300 arts

Value of Hackatao Artworks: Approx $37,809,000 (8,050.00 ETH)

Hackatao Website: https://linktr.ee/Hackatao

Hackatao happens to be an Italian artist who started the crypto art journey in 2018 after exploring canvas, sculpture, and different techniques.

Their compilation of artwork reflects societal issues, environment, art history, humanity, and psychology.

Hackatao as an NFT Artists most successful artwork NFT sale is “Flood” which sold for $1.1 million (approx 250 ETH).

“Girl Next door”, their first NFT was a collaborate with different artists and uses technology’s like augmented reality, VR, 3D, and pixels for the art.

Beeple Artworks

Sold in total: over 2,280 NFTs

Value of Beeple artworks: Approx $37,871,000 (8,046.00 ETH)

Beeple Website: https://www.beeple-crap.com/

Mike Winkelmann who is popular for his daily artwork, NFT has gained the name Beeple.

He is one of the top famous NFT Artists in the world currently.

His made a name after the sale of the record breaking single NFT collage that contains the first 5,000 days of his artwork for $69 million.

Beeple artworks reflects current news and trends and it’s always weird.

Mike Winkelmann is not just an NFT guru but a graphic designer who has created performance visuals for popular celebrities like Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Eminem, One Direction, and more.

Some of his popular arts are shown to his over 2M Instagram followers, 690+ Twitter followers as at the time of writing.

Blake Kathryn Artworks

Sold in total: 865 NFTs

Value of all Blake artworks: Approx $3,849,000 (824.192 ETH)

Blake Kathryn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blakekathryn

Blake Kathryn happens to be a 3D NFT artist who currently stays in Los Angeles.

He did a collaboration with Paris Hilton to help launch her NFT collections which was sold for over $1 million.

Mad Dog Jones

Artworks sold in total: 1,591 NFTs

Value of all artworks: Approx. $18,493,000 (3,985 ETH)

Website: https://www.maddogjones.com/

Michah Dowbak, who goes by the name Mad Dog Jones is currently based in Ontario and his artworks are futuristic.

His top NFT sale was REPLICATOR (Gen 1), which he sold for $4.1 million. The REPLICATOR is said to self replicate 6 unique generations (one per month). Each of these generations will then create one artwork until it reaches generation 7.

This NFT Artists calculations shows that the total artworks generated could be between 75 to 300 copies over 12 months.

The new owner has ownership over the sales of subsequent artworks or replicants or jams.

Pak

Artworks sold in total: 7,930 NFTs

Value of all artworks: $62,499,000 (13,281 ETH)

Website: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pak_(creator)

Following just behind Beeple is Pak. Pak happens to be one of the top social media figures as an NFT artist.

Despite been popular, Pak’s identity is kept a secret. In Nov 4, 2021, Pak announced a face reveal at Times Square which trended the hashtag #pakwashere.

However, he/she wore a mask and covered his whole body in what seems like a performance art.

Pak currently has 2 twitter accounts @muratpak and Archillect; Archillect currently has approx 2.5 million followers which includes Elon Musk.

Metarift is Pak’s most successful sale that earned him $2.3 million in March 2021 alone as an NFT Artists.

Pak’s collection includes Ape, lion, Elon musk, Doge, etc.

Steve Aoki

Steve Aoki, a Grammy-nominated DJ, record producer, and NFT artist.

Steve made $3.4 million in March 2021 from his debut sale of NFT.

Aoki’s also interested in Pokemon Cards and is said to sell $3 million worth of Pokemon Card collections in the TCGplayer marketplace.

Also, if anyone has a sizeable amount of his NFT, they can watch his shows for free.

You can take a look at these NFT podcasts, or NFT discord servers for all Crypto related discussions.