NFT art and digital art auctions continue to gain popularity despite the millions who still have trouble wrapping their heads around the concept. Now status brand Gucci has entered the fray, teaming up with NFT auction site SuperRare to present The Next 100 Years of Gucci, a series of works by invited artists presented and auctioned in three drops.
Gucci and SuperRare NFT Art
The Vault Art Space is an online gallery of Gucci and SuperRare NFT Art by 29 different forward-thinking artists. Invited to depict what the future of the brand might hold, based on Gucci’s heritage, the various artists have created numerous pieces for auction.
We chose pieces from different artists that represent very different styles to show you a few from the latest drop, which was the second. And volume on! Some have music and sound design. Enjoy!
• VEXX – ARTIST, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
A self-taught creative working out of Belgium, VEXX started his signature doodle style at 16 years old. Since then, he has continued drawing hypnotically colorful works, while also sharing his creativity on his YouTube channel.
• Alanna Vanacore – PAINTER, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, USA
The New York-based artist Alanna Vanacore’s work ranges from the more realistic to the nearly abstract, showcasing her ever-growing range as an artist. Alanna translates complex memories into layers, pigments, and textures as a way to preserve history as a personal artifact, inviting a playful whimsy into the everyday.
• Alexis Christodoulou – DIGITAL ARTIST, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Alexis Christodoulou, a self-taught 3D artist from Cape Town has spent the last ten years building a collection of works focusing on imaginary architecture, modernist objects, and utopian ideas.
• Tyler Spangler – FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER, IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, USA
Tyler Spangler’s work is all about the mashup of context and perception, with a massive injection of color and inspiration from surf culture. He graduated with a degree in psychology, dropped out of Art Center College of Design, and ran an illegal punk venue until it got shut down.
• Antoni Tudisco – 3D ARTIST & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, HAMBURG, GERMANY
Creative director and 3D visual artist Antoni Tudisco was born and raised in Hamburg, Germany where he studied media management, web design, and development programming. As a fashion enthusiast, he explores future realities of dress through his surreal and colorful style.
• Kris Andrew Small – ARTIST, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Kris Andrew Small’s work is a joyful explosion of color, typography, pattern, and collage. He often takes societal issues and channels them through loud and abstract visuals. That’s not to say his work is heavy, though, in fact, his portfolio is one of utter exuberance.
THE ART COLLECTION – The Next 100 Years of Gucci
By inviting 29 handpicked artists to reflect upon the House’s century of heritage and envision what comes next. Filtered through multifaceted perspectives of forward-looking creators, the codes of Gucci’s past and present become suggestions of its future. Presented and auctioned off in three drops, each work from ‘The Next 100 Years of Gucci’ is a collectible fragment of Alessandro Michele’s kaleidoscopic narrative for the House.
Shown at top (and coming in drop 3):
Alex a.k.a Aliendope is a 3D artist who oscillates between surrealism and abstraction in his compositions. Throughout his work, he deconstructs people to make portraits of different individuals, often angry, as a reflection on how hard it is to stay calm nowadays.