The Teen Dropping $20M In NFTs – Yahoo Finance
The artist Victor Langlois, who goes by FEWOCiOUS, sold his first painting for $90 in 2020, when he was 17 years old. Just two years later, after pivoting to sell his work as non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, he has amassed $50 million in lifetime sales.
In April, FEWOCiOUS released his “Paint” generative art collection, featuring images of paint drops with a backdrop of the sky. As a part of his effort to build out his “digital universe” called FewoWorld, he sold $20 million of these NFTs over the course of 24 hours. According to data from NFT marketplace OpenSea, the 7,000-unit collection currently has a 2,450 ETH trading volume, or $2,980,058, with a floor price of 0.4 ETH, or $487.
These prices are a 1,000% increase over his debut NFT collection in 2021, “Pride Month,” whic