NFT, as a product claiming primarily symbolic and cultural capital, entered its active phase after the "big bang" that was the sale of Beeple's work by Christie's in 2021. The colossal sale stirred not only the auction houses, which sensing a new customer quickly established new crypto-value-oriented departments, but also
The Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection burst into the mediatic landscape and became a pop cultural phenomenon nearly overnight. Like most of these collections, it was originally created as a club, uniting members with mutual interests. However, these common interests still remain unclear. It does not seem interesting to
If we were to discuss the Bored Apes collection by using any critical art theory as a framework, then we can remain silent. The collection has nothing to do with art. We can go further, and safely say that the Apes are everything that is wrong with our society, politically.