Famous deconstructed pop artist Matt Gondek launches Fight Club, the new NFT collection on MakersPlace


NFTs based on Gondek’s iconic compositions with physics utilities

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MakersPlacethe premier marketplace for rare and authentic digital artwork, today announced that matt gondek, Los AngelesNew York-based pop artist known for his deconstructed paintings and sculptures will release his new NFT collection, Fight Club. The presale will continue August 18 and the official collection will live on September 8, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. ET.

As a deconstructive pop artist, Gondek uses his punk rock spirit and playful tone to showcase various iconic cartoon and comic book idols that often explode, melt, or crumble in celebration of rebellion and destruction. His creativity and brilliant artistry have contributed to his sold-out exhibitions around the world, including Los Angeles, New York, Parisand hong kong conveying his hyper luminous acrylic paintings.

Gondek’s NFT Fight Club brings his signature custom painted baseball bat compositions to life. The NFT collection consists of 280 tokens, which are physical images of 1 of 1 custom painted baseball bats.

There will be five NFTs sold as part of a special pre-sale promotion. These presale items are the only opportunity for collectors to retain the NFT and receive both physical redemption items – a hand-adorned signed print of their NFT and the physical bat depicted in their NFT. These items will be available in an auction format with a reserve price of $2,000.

Main Collection NFTs will appear as a mystery box purchase with a fixed price of $1,500 where collectors will have to choose between two mutually exclusive physical utility options:

  • Send the NFT to a burning wallet and receive the corresponding handmade physical bat
  • Hold the NFT and receive a hand embellished print that will be signed by matt gondek

To celebrate this launch and presale, MakersPlace, matt gondek and Taglialatella Gallery will co-host an opening event to showcase its iconic collection. The party will take place on August 18, 2022 at the Taglialatella gallery in New York City of 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET. Guests can meet matt gondek and experience his deconstructed visuals in person. The gallery will host a week-long exhibition following the opening event. Interested collectors will be able to view the five pre-sale NFTs and their corresponding physical bats that will be auctioned at the event, 20 special collectible bats being sold privately by the gallery, and an infinite item wall showing a variety of NFTs from the collection. The exhibition will run from friday august 19 through friday august 26.

“I’m so excited to release Fight Club to a whole new audience and provide my fans with an experience unlike any of my other lineups. I’m honored to work with such a leading platform like MakersPlace that understands my vision and can help translate my meaning and the purpose of my creativity.” – said matt gondek.

“We are very proud to be associated with matt gondek bring his visual and creative spirit to life. His passion for breaking traditional artistic norms is inspiring and his ability to cultivate a celebration of rebellion and destruction captivates audiences around the world. said Craig Palmer, CEO of MakersPlace. “We are honored to be a part of his journey bringing his iconic compositions to the digital world and making NFT projects like these an experience for all.”

Link to presale: www.gondekfightclub.com

About matt gondek

matt gondek is a renowned deconstructed pop artist based in Los Angeles. Gondek’s paintings and sculptures have become highly sought after, with an increasing number of sold-out exhibitions around the world, including Los Angeles, New York, Paris and hong kong. Deconstructed Pop Art paintings, normally done in hyper gloss acrylic paint on canvas, feature various cartoon and comic book characters often exploding, melting or collapsing. Gondek has been covered many times by publications such as Hypebeast, Complex, to grace the cover of the 2019 “Urban Contemporary Art Guide” by Graffiti Art.

Website: https://mattgondek.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mattgondek
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/GondekDraws/
TIC Tac: https://www.tiktok.com/@gondekdraws
Discord: https://discord.com/invite/MattGondek
Podcast: https://cleanbreakpodcast.com/

About Makers Place

MakersPlace is the premier NFT marketplace for digital art. Launched in 2018, MakersPlace uses blockchain technology to facilitate the sale of authentic and original digital artwork, ensuring rarity and ownership for creators and collectors. MakersPlace has emphasized accessibility since its inception and attracted a large following as the first NFT marketplace to accept both cryptocurrency (ETH) and non-cryptocurrency (USD) payments, which it facilitates through crypto wallets and credit card transactions respectively. MakersPlace helped propel digital art and NFTs onto the world stage, with the historic sale of Beeple’s Everydays: The First 5000 Days for $69.3 million in partnership with Christie’s auction house in March 2021 – the record price for any digital artwork. Our mission is simple: enable a vibrant future for digital creativity.

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