BlingoArt: 4LPH4B3T Auction / by VOCAL


Ryan McGinley, Sean Vegezzi, Nate Lowman, Keegan McHargue, Tauba Aurbach, Shawn Maximo, Steve Powers, Alex Da Corte, Chad Wys, Peirre Debuscherre, Dustin Yellin, and more to be confirmed.


November 21 — Neuehouse NYC — In association with Maker Magazine


A portion of the proceeds of this auction will go to benefit Henry Street Settlement. HSS opens doors of opportunity to enrich lives and enhance human progress for LES residents and other New Yorkers through social services, arts, and health care programs. Founded in 1893 by social work and public health pioneer Lillian Wald and based on Manhattan's LES, HSS delivers a wide range of social services, arts and health care programs to more than 50,000 New Yorkers each year. Distinguished by

As an art initiative, BlingoArt identifies new digital territories where artists can gain exposure through mass media channels and emerging technologies. MAKER Magazine is full-sized, non glossy annual magazine that sheds light on the creative mind and spririt, articulating the seldom expolored, more personal projects and perspectives of contemporary artists. Artists work in collaboration with MAKER to interpret and shape each issue through their specific point of view.

From the modernist "maching for living" to the post-modernist "machine for creating", NeueHouse is a radically new kind of office: a series of spaces, experiences and amenities innovators.



Embracing the future with a new approach to contemporary art mediums and avenues of creative appreciation, BlingoArt is launching with a unique digital artwork auction that

In an unlikely unison, tech entrepreneur Henry Lihn formerly of SinglePlatform, and entrepreneurial artist Nico Dios, who executed one of the largest exits from Bitcoin, have come together to bring previously inaccessible artwork into the digital communications arena. As BlingoArt they are dedicated to advancing contemporary artists by publishing their work for integration and mass distribution through digital platforms.

This melding of worlds brings together value that allows the creation of unique and exciting products, such as their recently launched BlingoArt. Working with some of today’s leading artists – such as Shepard Fairy, Kenny Scharf, Todd James and Futura2000 – BlingoArt is building a catalog of artwork converted to multi-platform “webchat stickers”. Purchased in packs of no less than 20 through the application’s stickers store for $0.99, users can then use their stickers to chat through their chosen device.

The contemporary art industry is insular, perpetuated by self-imposed exclusivity and limite physical modes of expression. Technology, on the other hand, is limitless and will forever expand and evolve to include new members and new ideas. Together, BlingoArt and MAKER are working to bridge the gap between these two seemingly disparate spaces by auctioning artwork in digital formats in which it has never before been available.

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