Chairman of IMG Artists and principal at Two Pillar Management, Barrett Wissman, will coordinate the process of bringing world-level masterpieces to blockchain-based platforms.
Barrett Wissman is appointed as APENFT's chief investment advisor
According to the press release shared with U.Today, digital art heavyweight Barrett Wissman joins digital collectibles platform APENFT Foundation as its new chief investment advisor.
In this role, Mr. Wissman will develop and implement a strategy for the APENFT team that is focused on minting and trading the NFTs associated with top artist's paintings.
To date, the foundation has commissioned and acquired works by Beeple, Picasso, Warhol, Basquiat, Pak, Fewowcious and Kaws. As covered by U.Today previously, APENFT made headlines with its recent NFT burning event, the largest in the history of the segment.
On July 20, 2021, APENFT destroyed $2.52 million worth of its core native NFT tokens.
Building flagship digital art collection
Under the leadership of Barrett Wissman, APENFT will continue to nurture its portfolio of artwork and support the creation of incubators to develop and promote early-stage NFT artists.
To have someone of the caliber of Barrett Wissman as an advisor is an important milestone for APENFT.
Also, APENFT plans to enter long-term strategic partnerships with a clutch of top-tier world museums and cultural institutions to promote NFTs across the globe.