The Museum of Modern African Art Gallery & Lifestyle (MOOMA), a platform that promotes African artworks, recently kickstarted a 30-day non-fungible token (NFT) Modern African Art Exhibition. The exhibition, which will be MOOMAâ€™s first NFT showcase, is set to feature the works of Goran Pin or the Portraitist. Pin, a Croatian national, is an artist seen â€œpushing the edges of the crypto art medium on multiple levels.â€
According to a statement on MOOMAâ€™s website, taking the centre stage at this exhibition will be the Portratistâ€™s â€œKings and Queens Collection.â€
which also contains the â€œ1st ever portraits of African kings minted on the blockchain.â€ The statement adds:
As revealed in the statement, it will be the portraits of two African royals, King Letsie III and King Mswati III that will feature in the Potraitistâ€™s collection.
In the meantime, the statement also commends Pin for choosing to help connect â€œtraditional art with crypto art.â€ While his works are â€œhighly collectibleâ€, MOOMA notes that the artist has nonetheless chosen to â€œput the auction sale of his entire Kings and Queens Collection on hold.â€
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