Art collectors can buy a painting by Keith Haring using cryptocurrency at Christie’s “20th/21st Century” sale in London next wk, where works by Alberto Giacometti, Pablo Picasso and Edgar Degas are also going under the hammer.
The untitled Haring piece, painted in Y 1984 and celebrating the start of the digital era with the depiction of a computer, has an estimated value of $5.42 – 6.25-M.
The auction house said buyers could make the full payment: the hammer price and full premium using Ether or Bitcoin.
“The painting is probably the 1st example that we see of an artist celebrating the computer era.“
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