Digital and NFT artist Mike Winkelmann, popularly known as Beeple, needs no introduction. After all—in a way—he has become the face of the NFT craze that blossomed last year. Little over a year ago, Beeple’s record $69 million NFT auction at Christie’s had made headlines for months. Even today, there’s likely no one in the NFT space that doesn’t know about Beeple and his iconic NFT artwork “Everydays – The First 5000 Days“.
At the time, Everydays broke every NFT sales record as the most expensive NFT sale in history. This remarkable achievement was only surpassed in December 2021 by NFT artist, Pak. Luckily, NFTevening’s Angela Giampolo got the chance to speak with Beeple during NFT In America conference.
But, who is Beeple?
A few years ago, Beeple was just your average digital artist with no worldwide recognition. To be sure, digital artists and digital art themselves were yet to attain the…