Nicolas Bets unveils his new NFT collection on SuperRare

Nicolas Bets unveils his new NFT collection on SuperRare
Nicolas Bets unveils his new NFT collection on SuperRare

Artist Nicolas Bets presents the third installment of his NFT curler saga, celebrating the vibrant energy of Los Angeles with a comic book touch thanks to the appearance of Spider-Man. This exclusive collection will be available on SuperRare from May 16, 2024.

A contribution from Jean-Baptiste Gerard

Nicolas Bets: An internationally renowned photographer

Nicolas Betsphotographer from Belgium, has built an international reputation thanks to its unique style combining harmony of colorselaborate settings and expressive characters.

A graduate of a renowned Parisian photography school, he perfected his art alongside big names in the profession such as Claus Wickrath and Jean-Daniel Lorieux.

This experience allowed him to develop a distinctive approach to fashion photography, often featuring the female figure in an offbeat way and thus bringing an unprecedented freshness to this field. His talent has earned him the opportunity to collaborate with prestigious houses such as Lacoste, Louis Vuitton or Chaneland to sign posters of significant films.

But Nicolas Bets did not limit himself to traditional media. Over the past two years, the artist has made a notable foray into the world of NFTs, totaling more than $140,000 in sales and recording a record auction exceeding $13,000.

This adventure in the world of digital art propelled his works onto the international scene. These were in fact projected on giant screens and emblematic buildings in the four corners of the globe, from New York to Tokyo via Paris, Amsterdam and Lagos.

Building on the resounding success of his first two series centered on curlers, timeless symbols of glamor and elegance, Nicolas Bets now unveils the third part of this captivating saga: “ Curlers and Spider in LA. “.

Curlers and Spider in LA”, a creative odyssey in the heart of Los Angeles

For this new opus, Nicolas Bets transports us to the heart of Los Angeles, a city of a thousand faces serving as the backdrop for his series. Each image in the collection tells a story, capturing the essence of the city, while incorporating the artist’s signature elements.

The appearance of Spider-Man adds a comic book touch to the chic and offbeat universe of Nicolas Bets, creating a unique atmosphere where glamor and pop culture mix.

The production of this series was a true creative and human odyssey for Nicolas and his team. For four months, they meticulously prepared this ambitious project, the climax of which was three intense weeks of shooting in Los Angeles.

“To make this series, it took 4 months of preparation, and I took my entire team from Paris to Los Angeles, seven people for three weeks, an incredible human adventure”confides Nicolas Bets. “It was a deeply collaborative and rewarding creative process. Beyond the images, there remains a memory, a shared taste of incredible strength that binds us all. »

Curlers and Spider in LA. » celebrates creativity in all its forms, marrying photography, popular culture and the spirit of adventure. This series perfectly embodies Nicolas Bets’ vision: art that dares, surprises and unites, while paying homage to the beauty and diversity of the world around us.

A technological innovation at the service of art and collectors

Each of the works comprising the “Curlers and Spider in LA” collection will be issued in the form of NFT (1/1) on the blockchain Ethereumthrough a tailor-made smart contract, the result of a collaboration between Nicolas Bets and the team of Transientlabs.

A major innovation of this contract lies in the possibility offered to collectors to write a personal message which will be eternally linked to the acquired work of art, thus creating a lasting digital legacy.

A surprise for collectors! This new functionality therefore allows each purchaser of an NFT from the series to appropriate the work in a unique and personal way.

By writing a message, an emotion or a reflection that will be eternally linked to the work on the blockchain, the collector becomes an integral part of artistic creation.

This participatory dimension offers an immersive and unique artistic experience, strengthening the emotional connection between art and its audience. The precise details of this revolutionary interaction will be revealed during the official launch of the collection.

The first two photos in the series will be put up for auction on SuperRare on May 16, 2024, marking the start of an exciting new chapter in the artistic universe of Nicolas Bets.

This highly anticipated auction will be an opportunity for digital art lovers and NFT collectors to acquire these exceptional works, combining the recognized talent of the photographer with a unique interactive dimension.

“Curlers and Spider in LA” promises an experience celebrating the vitality of Los Angeles and technological innovation in the service of art. Collectors will have the opportunity to become part of art history by acquiring one of these unique works during the auction to be held on SuperRare on May 16, 2024.

In short, “Curlers and Spider in LA” is much more than just an NFT collection; it is an ode to creativity, innovation and the interaction between art, the artist and the collector. Nicolas Bets thus pushes the limits of artistic creation by exploring new frontiers, where blockchain technology becomes the support for an immersive and participatory experience.

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