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NFT special! Beeple’s millions, Banksy profits, problems for Kings of Leon: Hodler’s Digest, March 7–13

Coming every Saturday, Hodlers Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more a week on Cointelegraph in one link.Top Stories This WeekBeeple NFT auction closes at record-setting $69.3 millionTheres plenty to discuss in the crypto markets, but this week, nonfungible tokens have stolen the limelight for multiple reasons.Digital artist Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, has made history after his latest piece Everydays: The First 5000 Days sold for a whopping $69.3 million following an auction at Christies.Only two other living artists, Jeff Koons and David Hockney, have created more expensive works and as you might expect, this is the priciest NFT ever sold.Its a pretty special one at that. Everydays consists of 5,000 unique images, produced every day for 13-and-a-half years. The collage shows Beeples evolution as an artist and his shift to becoming a political cartoonist.  NFT representing incinerated Banksy painting fetches nearly $400,000Beeple isnt the only one laughing all the way to the crypto exchange. A group of crypto investors known as Burnt Banksy has made a tidy profit after a daring stunt involving one of the graffiti artists creations.They bought a real-life Banksy painting for $100,000 last month. Morons satirizes the art industry and depicts a bustling auction for a framed canvas, adorned with the words: I cant believe you morons buy this shit.Last week, they set the painting on fire during a Twitter …
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