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So… I’m pretty conflicted about that new pfp collection thats a pretty obvious reproduction of what another artist is doing here.
I know that his style isn’t new, and I know that the subject matter isn’t new… but together? Was kind of that artists thing, no? Moral grey area.
— SADBOI (@Sadboi0808) April 14, 2023
Inspiration and plagiarism is, especially with art, a fuzzy continuum. We just draw the line differently. In a space where so much motivation is driven by speculation and profit, if affects where I draw the line. The dynamics in NFT is so much different than the art world 30…
— NeoNFTz (@NeoNFTz) April 15, 2023
The NFT space has a truly bewildering set of collectors and keyboard warriors that believe any inspiration taken from any artist is a rip off.
I’ve been collecting this kind of art for almost 30 years. Yes, I’m THAT old lol.
I’m not asking you to be an art historian, just… pic.twitter.com/UWe11F0CMs
— Artifaction² (@Artifaction2) April 15, 2023
To make it clear for the third time I am not affiliated with outlaws in any way.
Them reaching out to folks asking specifically if they were fans of my work is a red flag. https://t.co/3hOzviMDAE
— jeremybooth (@jeremybooth) April 13, 2023
Just to be clear - my issue isn’t the style. We need to champion more Western art in this space. I’m actually working on something right now that will help accomplish this goal.
My *only* issue was what I already tweeted about. (I.e explicitly using my name in DMs to prospective…
— jeremybooth (@jeremybooth) April 15, 2023
It certainly affects me, but making a conscious decision to be better than bitter. I’ve been doing this for a long time, I’ll still be here when the smoke clears. A testament to building a legacy over making quick ETH.
— jeremybooth (@jeremybooth) April 14, 2023