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Upcoming Drops: Oct. 18-24

BY Langston Thomas

October 18, 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.

The Greats

Who: Wolfgang Beltracchi

What: Collection of Beltracchi stylized NFTs

When: Oct. 18 @ 2 p.m. EST

Where: Greats.art

Why: Infamous German art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi has entered the NFT ecosystem with his first-ever drop. The collection draws on Beltracchi’s talent for replicating the styles of the traditional art Greats, spanning seven eras of art for a total of 4,608 NFTs.

Brain Laundry

Who: Snuffy

What: Auction, raffle and open editions

When: Oct. 18 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Snuffy is a multidisciplinary artist focused on tattooing and crypto art who entered the NFT space via an influential drop with comedian Pete Davidson. Brain Laundry is Snuffy’s second collection on Nifty Gateway.

Mitzsuki

Who: Swolfchan

What: Auction and limited editions

When: Oct. 18 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Swolfchan is a self-taught illustrator and artist based in the U.K. With his first drop on Nifty Gateway, Swolf is bringing his physical art onto the blockchain by digitalizing his beloved Mitzsuki character/story. Collectors of this drop will have the option of keeping their Mitzsuki NFT or exchanging it for the identical physical piece of art.

The Market

Who: Alex Solis

What: NFT packs

When: Oct. 19 @ 9 a.m. EST

Where: Crypto.com

Why: Throughout 2021, artist Alex Solis has been an active part of the NFT community. He’s just come off the drop of his successful Genzee project, and this new collection presents a commentary on the volatility and culture surrounding the cryptocurrency market at large.

Lushzucks

Who: Lushsux

What: Mark Zuckerberg parody art

When: Oct. 19 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: MakersPlace

Why: Lushsux, one of Australia’s most prolific street artists, has been a dominant force in meme culture for years. His parody and meme art can be found on buildings worldwide, while NFTs of his famous cultural commentary live forever on the blockchain. With this collection, Lushsux has focused on the likeness of Mark Zuckerberg, recreating the ever-relevant Facebook founder in the style of iconic memes.

Hi Tea!

Who: Perry Cooper x Latenightrenders

What: Auction, raffle and more

When: Oct. 21 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: MakersPlace

Why: For the first time, Cooper and Latenightrenders have joined forces for a collaborative, themed NFT drop. Featuring a melding of Cooper’s 20-plus years of experience in 3D art and Latenightrenders’ surreal motion design expertise, Hi Tea! offers an experience “somewhere between a tea room and a daydream.”

Glitch Girls

Who: Ghøst Girl

What: 6,969 avatar collectibles

When: Oct. 22 @ Time TBD

Where: GlitchGirls.io

Why: Throughout 2021, Ghøst Girl has continued to make a name for herself in the NFT space with her unique 3D art. Glitch Girls, her first large-scale collection, offers up a wide variety of PFP-leaning NFTs created in the 27-year-old artist’s signature futuristic style.

Jasti

Who: Jasti

What: Drawings and editions

When: Oct. 24 @ 6:30 p.m. EST

Where: Nifty Gateway

Why: Fifteen-year-old vector artist Jasti is set to make his Nifty Gateway debut on Oct. 24. He found a foothold in the crypto-art community with his unique character-centric style, and has continued to mint and sell his 1/1s as one of the leading artists in the next generation of NFTs.

Photos courtesy of Alex Solis.

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