India Price introduces a new wave of crypto curators offering support to digital artists everywhere.
The Web3 fantasy of an art market shorn of mediators is proving a mirage. With the pandemic compressing our experience of art into a digital plane, NFT marketplaces upended the gallery system by offering services tailored to the native crypto community. Yet the return of pseudo-normality has also coincided with a resurgence of the role of curator both within and outside of the digital marketplace. Despite the appeal of Web3 as an open horizon of creative exchange, artists are increasingly mindful of the added value specialist curators can bring.