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Cubism Canvas

A dynamic NFT that reveals the art

Cubism NFT project

Cubism Canvas is an NFT collection of only 500 high-quality, high-resolution artworks that are designed to be printed at large scale. This is a project that allows holders to own a physical artwork and an accompanying NFT as a certificate of authenticity.

The project is a cubism piece inspired by the great Pablo Picasso where every piece is unique. Traits vary in rarity making some pieces of the collection more attractive to collectors.

The subject matter is a 'Woman Sitting'. She has multiple poses sitting on different types of furniture in a room which is styled and decorated with various designs. Only hints about the work are given as the reveal process is critical to the creative process.

Dynamic NFT

The reveal of this project is unique. Holders receive (all virtually) a wrapped package with a QR code, fragile label, stamp and postmark. This contains a blank canvas when the project is sold out and revealed.

Over time parts of the art will appear on the canvas at a trait level. For example, the wall of the room will be painted first. There are in the order of 10 to 15 different wall types and owners will be able to see which other owners have matching walls via the project's metadata. This process will continue with the floor and windows etc. As elements are painted each owner's piece will become more diverse.

When the work is complete the final digital work will be increased in resolution and a QR link to the Cubism Canvas blockchain contract will be added as proof of authenticity. The owner at this stage can now print and frame the piece to display.

During any stage in the project, owners may choose to sell their pieces on the open market.

The artist

The art is created by David Minns who has a passion for contemporary art in digital and physical forms. David is also a highly experienced software developer and online entrepreneur. This combination of skill sets enabled such a project to be conceived and created.

NFT and blockchain technology offers a way to create art that is not possible in the physical world. Having 500 owners all over the planet who can watch their own unique pieces drawn in front of their eyes fuses art and performance art in a way that has not been done before.

Detail and quality

Immense care and attention have been spent on every digital brush stoke of the work to allow it to be printed at A0 (841mm x 1188mm or 33-1/8 x 46-13/16 in). Only sections of the work are shown at present as it is important that the dynamic creation of the art is a journey for its owner.

Cubism NFT project details

Digital brushstrokes include deliberate imperfections and pseudo-canvas exposure which allow the viewer to become lost in the creative details.

How to become an owner

To be the first owner of one of the 500 you will need to 'Mint' the NFT. This is only available to members of the NFT Mint Club. Holders of the rarer NFT Mint Club cards (green/black) have priority access. It is expected that the entire collection will be claimed almost immediately when it is made available (expected December 2022).

Original owners may choose to sell their allocation on the secondary market on platforms such as OpenSea, Rarible and Coinbase NFT.

Experience something new

Become an early owner and purchase one of the collection pieces as the painting first starts or hold off until more is revealed. When you decide to become an owner is up to you.

About Pablo Picasso

The inspiration behind this NFT collection

Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, and ceramicist who is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Born on October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain, Picasso showed an early interest in art and began studying under his father, who was also an artist, at a young age.

Throughout his career, Picasso experimented with a variety of styles and techniques, constantly pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms. His early works were heavily influenced by the styles of Realism and Impressionism, but he quickly began to develop his own unique style, incorporating elements of Cubism, Surrealism, and Expressionism into his art.

One of Picasso's most famous and influential works is his painting 'Les Demoiselles d'Avignon,' which he completed in 1907. The painting, which depicts five nude women, was considered shocking and controversial when it was first unveiled due to its fragmented, distorted figures and unconventional composition.

In the years that followed, Picasso continued to explore the possibilities of Cubism, which he co-founded along with Georges Braque. The style, which emphasised the use of geometric shapes and the breaking down of traditional forms, had a significant impact on the art world and inspired countless artists in the decades that followed.

One of Picasso's most famous Cubist works is his painting 'Guernica,' which he completed in 1937. The painting, which depicts the horrors of the Spanish Civil War, is a powerful political statement that condemns the violence and destruction wrought by war. The painting is now considered a masterpiece and is housed in the Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid.

In addition to his paintings, Picasso also created a number of sculptures throughout his career, including his famous 'Bull's Head' sculpture, which he created in 1942 by welding together a bicycle seat and handlebars. The sculpture is a testament to Picasso's ability to see beauty and potential in everyday objects, and it remains a popular and influential work of modern art to this day.

Throughout his life, Picasso continued to experiment with new techniques and styles, and his legacy as an artist continues to inspire and influence countless artists around the world. His work is celebrated in museums and galleries around the globe, and his impact on the art world is immeasurable.

In addition to his artistic accomplishments, Picasso was also known for his tumultuous personal life, which included numerous romantic relationships and marriages. His personal life often inspired his art, and many of his paintings and sculptures are thought to reflect his personal experiences and emotions.

Overall, Pablo Picasso was an incredibly talented and influential artist who played a major role in shaping the direction of modern art. His work continues to captivate and inspire art lovers around the world, and his impact on the art world will continue to be felt for generations to come.

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