British Museum Rides the Great NFT Wave with Hokusai Digital ‘Postcards’! - WB 1st Oct 2021

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0:00 Introduction

02:05 Rolling News…

18:14 British Museum Hokusai NFTs

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Link of the Week:

‘Hi-Res Hokusai for Free’:

https://tinyurl.com/t89mm9nb

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Links:

Stewartby Historic Brickworks Chimneys Demolished:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-58665319

Listed Birkenhead Bath Reopened to Public After Restoration:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-58679332

Grant Shapps Unchallenged on A303 Judgement by Transport Committee (Stonehenge Alliance):

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=333856325159981

Transport Committee - Weds 22nd September 2021:

https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/3685f89e-91a7-4ca4-ac9f-bcc328bd1744

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British Museum Enters World of NFTs with Digital Hokusai Postcards:

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/24/british-museum-nfts-digital-hokusai-postcards-lacollection

The British Museum is Minting NFTs of its Art - Because of a Cold LinkedIn Message from a Start-Up:

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/art-industry-news-september-27-2021-2013772

What are NFTs, and What is their Environmental Impact?

https://earth.org/nfts-environmental-impact/

Dr. Bendor Grosvenor Twitter:

https://twitter.com/arthistorynews/status/1441445985230655492

The Reproduction Fee Hustle:

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2017/11/20/the-reproduction-fee-hustle

The End of Museum Image Fees?

https://www.arthistorynews.com/articles/5362_The_end_of_museum_image_fees

Hokusai’s Imagination Leaps off the Page At British Museum:

https://londonist.com/london/museums-and-galleries/hokusai-at-british-museum

Sutton Hoo: Photos of 1939 Excavation Digitised:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-58727183

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