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Record-breaking sale of digital art makes history

Clip: 03/12/2021 | 6m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Christie’s, the auction house, sold a work of art Thursday for a record-breaking $69.3 million for a piece that exists only digitally. The sale, reportedly made to an investor known by a pseudonym, is seen by many as history-making development in both digital art and cryptocurrency markets. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

Aired: 03/12/21

Rating: NR

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