‘Disrupting the Art Museum Now!’: Responding to the NFT social experiment

The last few days has seen a Twitter debate on the use of museum-based public domain digital images by a company called ‘Global Art Museum’ who used these images to create non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a type of token that can be used to create ownership over digital images. While it turned out to be a ‘social experiment’, Frances Liddell reflects on the use of these images by this company and considers the questions this experiment raises.