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Upcoming Drops: Jan. 30 – Feb. 4

BY Lorepunk

January 30, 2024

Let’s face it: The NFT space moves really fast. Considering how quickly things can change in the metaverse, a week in NFTs might as well be a month IRL.

Don’t get us wrong — the merrier, the more people onboarded into the space. But because of the constant influx of great art and ideas, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with all the news, launches, and general happenings.

Well, you can put the days of endless Twitter and Discord scrolling behind you as we pull together a weekly list of upcoming NFT drops you don’t want to miss. Here’s what to look out for this week.

Señor Pants—Art Of Consequence

Who: Señor Pants

What: The Consequence—a small collection of intricate, powerful artworks by a @TIMEPieces rising star artist. Allowlist .0269 ETH, Public .0296 ETH

Where: Art Of Consequence, powered by Props Labs contract

When: Tuesday, Jan. 30—Guaranteed allowlist mint at noon EST. First come, first serve allowlist at 4 pm EST. Public 5 pm EST.

Why: The Consequence is a collection of 123 1/1/x artworks by Señor Pants, focused on core themes that impact our lives and experiences. They’re cool, deep, and dramatic, including landscapes, portraits and abstract pieces. Holders gain access to, and participate in the creative process of, exclusive Art of Consequence collaborations.

RariChain—Ten By RARI

Who: Ten artists dropping editions for ten days—beginning with Jimena Buena Vida today (.088 ETH) and following up with Ed Balloon tomorrow. Others include Lindsey Byrnes and ALIENQUEEN

What: A series of drops on Rarible from well-known and emerging artists! Prices aren’t all disclosed, but for example, Ed Balloon’s smart, cheeky animated sendup of a famous ad is .02 ETH

When: Through Feb. 7th

Where: Rarible—check #TENbyRARI to follow the action all week

Why: In a space full of drops every day, it’s great to have over a week highlighting works by creators who produce great art and build our community daily.

ARTJEDI1—Bullrun

Credit: ARTJEDI1

Who: Multimedia artist ARTJEDI1 is an NFT OG, and alongside her dazzling artworks, she’s also known as an educator and community builder in the space.

What: Bullrun, a multimedia collage piece, captures the natural algorithmic movement of light on the surface of water captured on the day the Bitcoin ETFs were approved.

Where: It’s a free mint, open edition on holograph.xyz

When: Mint starts at 7 pm PST on Jan. 31.

Why: ARTJEDI1 drops work rarely and with considerable thoughtfulness—this is a beautiful piece and a great opportunity to join the ecosystem of her work.

Amber Vittoria and Kelly Milligan — Balance

Who: Amber Vittoria combines her instantly recognizable celebrations of color with the code-based visual art of Kelly Milligan.

What: The 250 works are available in an exponential Dutch auction.

Where: Art Blocks Curated

When: 1 pm EST, Jan. 31.

Why: The algorithmically generated collection combines Milligan’s expertise in movement with Amber’s masterful use of color and shape. Holders can temporarily change the look of their pieces, reinforcing the idea that balance is a constantly shifting concept.

Rocketgirl x raremfers—ORIGINAL SIN

Who: Collagist rocketgirl teams up with raremfers, a curated collection highlighting emerging artists.

What: A limited edition (108) card drop–price to be announced soon

Where: raremfers.art

When: 4:20 pm EST, Jan. 31.

Why: Rocketgirl’s pieces are always pleasingly up-to-the-minute in content, with a whimsical tone—and raremfers is a well-curated ongoing project with artists worth keeping an eye on!

Claire Silver x BrainDrops corpo | real

Who: Claire Silver, one of the leading AI artists in the world, is teaming up with BrainDrops to release a fashion-focused collection.

What: 500 pieces at 1 ETH each

Where: braindrops.cloud

When: Pre-mint at noon, public mint at 12:30 pm CET on Jan. 31.

Why: This collection takes what is possible in AI fashion to new heights and is full of fantastical attire fit for a figure of myth–as well as wonderful outfits that wouldn’t be out of place on a city street.

Quantum Cats

Who: After a botched mint experience on Jan. 29, the Quantum Cats mint has been postponed to Thursday, Feb 1.

What: 3,333 cats on Bitcoin Ordinals, with evolving art and metadata—.1 BTC each.

Where: quantumcats.xyz.

When: Noon-5 pm EST for allowlist, then public mint opens at 6 pm EST.

Why: This highly anticipated drop combines intriguing art by 0xFAR and the powerful cachet of the Taproot Wizards team. Despite minting troubles, the collection, which features evolving art, is visually appealing and likely to perform well.

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