Rhizome receives largest donation in the organization’s 25-year history, from artist Rafaël Rozendaal

Rhizome receives largest donation in the organization’s 25-year history, from artist Rafaël Rozendaal

Rhizome, the leading born-digital art and culture organization and longtime affiliate of the New Museum, announced receipt of the largest donation in the organization’s twenty-five-year history, from artist Rafaël Rozendaal, through a sale of Rozendaal’s Endless Nameless on the Art Blocks platform. This past Friday, July 30, 1000 NFTs were created through a generative algorithm and auctioned off; a 50% split of the resulting sales directed more than 164 Ether (a cryptocurrency) to Rhizome, amounting to $430,000 at today’s USD-Ether exchange rate. An artist long associated with the Rhizome community, Rozendaal has work included in “Net Art Anthology,” Rhizome’s exhibition of one hundred works that define internet art as a diverse field of practice. Rozendaal is also heavily represented in the ArtBase, an archive of more than 2,300 works of new
Rhizome, the leading born-digital art and culture organization and longtime affiliate of the New Museum, announced receipt of the largest donation in the organization’s twenty-five-year history, from artist Rafaël Rozendaal, through a sale of Rozendaal’s Endless Nameless on the Art Blocks platform. This past Friday, July 30, 1000 NFTs were created through a generative algorithm and auctioned off; a 50% split of the resulting sales directed more than 164 Ether (a cryptocurrency) to Rhizome, amounting to $430,000 at today’s USD-Ether exchange rate. An artist long associated with the Rhizome community, Rozendaal has work included in “Net Art Anthology,” Rhizome’s exhibition of one hundred works that define internet art as a diverse field of practice. Rozendaal is also heavily represented in the ArtBase, an archive of more than 2,300 works of new