The Art Newspaper: Blockchain platforms promise resale royalties and provenance tracking for physical artworks

“Artclear, another new blockchain platform for recording a permanent provenance for art, offers a technical model closer to the Everledger “digital twin” approach, by providing microscopic-level scanning of works using industry-standard tech under licence from the hardware giant Hewlett-Packard (HP). The scan, and a digital code derived from it, is saved on the blockchain as part of an Artclear Fingerprint”.

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