Updated: Apr 29, 2021
A Rembrandt was heisted from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts by armed gunmen in 1972 along with 17 other paintings. The Concert, by Johannes Vermeer, worth $250 million by it’s last estimate in 2015, considered to be the most valuable stolen object in the world, was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
There is something god awful about stolen artwork...and something undeniably romantic about it as well.
Of the myriad artworks that live on the Ethereum blockchain, many of them are valued way over a million dollars, and if they were stolen we would probably see headlines about it.
One of the biggest travesties of stolen artworks is that they are removed from society, and no one gets to see them anymore...until now. The blockchain based technology powering the Ethereum network makes it so that thieves can showcase stolen NFT artwork with impunity. This changes everything about stolen artwork.
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