Should museums be dabbling in NFTs?

As museums begin selling NFTs of their works, one question looms large: do the laws governing copyright protection cover these digital reproductions? The related legislation is convoluted and lacks international coherence. Observers will readily conclude that these museums are selling high-priced counterparts of a low-value collector memento, or even a fractional stake in the original piece. Museums preserve cultural memoirs and believe that long-term value supersedes short-term gain. However, whether we like it or not, our history is being shaped by artefacts in combination with the opinions of the masses. Read full article here


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