NFTs Are Changing The Way We Think About Art

Topher Gent
6 min readApr 22, 2021

How do we give value to something that doesn’t actually exist?

Photo by Kadir Celep on Unsplash

The recent NFT boom has my attention. As the result of binary code translated through technology and into a visual form, digital art was never of particular interest to me. NFTs caught my attention not because of any particular interest in digital art, but because of what it means to be assigning value to intangible objects.