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Upcoming Drops: Dec. 20-26

BY Langston Thomas

December 20, 2021

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 more people onboarded into the space, the merrier. 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’ll be coming up with a weekly list of upcoming NFT drops you definitely don’t want to miss.

Le Anime Phase 2

Who: toomuchlag

What: 3-day auction

When: Dec. 20 @ 2 p.m. ET

Where: LeAnime.art

Why: After months of work, toomuchlag is finally releasing the long-awaited phase two of his coveted Le Anime series. Featuring a three-day auction of over 20,000 NFTs, Le Anime Part two will not only provided an affordable entry point for new collectors, but reward current toomuchlag holders with the ability to merge Le Anime and Spirits NFTs to create rare HEROES.

Postcards from Rehab

Who: rek0de

What: Auction and editions

When: Dec. 20 @ 6:30 p.m. ET

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Multidisciplinary visual artist rek0de is returning to NG for his fifth drop on the platform. Having solidified the rek0de name within the NFT space via mind-bending, highly-detailed 3D pieces, the London-based artist aims to bridge the gap between real and unreal.

Revisiting Our Artist Ancestors

Who: Javier Arrés x Antonio García Villarán

What: Animated NFTs

When: Dec. 20 @ 6:30 p.m. ET

Where: MakersPlace

Why: World-renowned motion/GIF artist Javier Arrés returns to MakersPlace with his latest NFT collection. Arrés, in collaboration with Antonio García Villarán has carried out an investigation into the work of Andalusian artists selecting three which they have reinterpreted to contribute their own personal artistic visions from the present.

2974 Collection

Who: Steph Curry

What: 2,974 commemorative NFTs

When: Dec. 20 @ 8 p.m. ET

Where: 2974SC.com

Why: Stephen Curry just surpassed Ray Allen’s all-time three-pointer NBA record, and he’s celebrating the accomplishment with an NFT drop! Featuring 2,974 unique pieces, each NFT contains one of four sketches created entirely out of the number “2974,” along with the date, location, Stephen’s digital signature and any special moments associated with the game.

IMPS

Who: SuperNfty

What: 10,000 avatar collectibles

When: Dec. 21 @ 12 p.m. ET

Where: IMPSNFT.com

Why: IMPS is a large-scale PFP project from prominent NFT collectibles creator SuperNfty. Featuring his signature floating head style, these randomly generated, animated, 3D characters come in a wide variety of colors, traits, rarities and more.

Tactile Absences Pt. 2

Who: skygolpe

What: Collection mechanics TBA

When: Dec. 21 @ 6:30 p.m. ET

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: For two years, skygolpe’s unique faceless portraits have continued to earn him accolades as one of the most unique crypto artists out there. Although little is known about the Italian artist’s forthcoming fourth collection on NG, he’s eluded to rewards for his previous collectors being a part of the mechanics of the drop.

Rug Radio

Who: Farokh

What: Early supporter NFTs

When: Dec. 22 @ 10 a.m. ET

Where: Rug.fm

Why: With Rug Radio, Farokh is aiming to take his Twitter Space game to the next level. These genesis passes from the project will give ownership of future Rug Radio endeavors to its early supporters.

Eroding and Reforming Digital Sculptures

Who: Daniel Arsham

What: Digital Sculptures

When: Dec. 22 @ 6:30 p.m. ET

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Contemporary American visual artist Daniel Arsham has worked across numerous mediums throughout his eventful career. Having lived numerous lives as an architect, performance artist and more, his unique digital sculptures have become a staple of the NFT community over the last year. With this latest offering, Arsham will unveil the third installment of his riding 3D sculptures.

Psychedelics Anonymous

Who: Voltura.eth & Co.

What: 4 types of experiential NFTs

When: Dec. 23 @ 3 p.m. ET

Where: PsychedelicsAnonymous.com

Why: Psychedelics Anonymous is a PFP project that is taking an interesting and innovative approach to both its drop mechanics and community-building efforts. With four different types of NFTs to drop concurrent on mint day, each unique collection will yield unique benefits for holders including IRL and metaverse utility, exclusive merch, access to a forthcoming game and more.

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