Crypto Artist Takes Swipe at “Faketoshi” in Latest Piece of Bitcoin Art
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Crypto Artist Takes Swipe at “Faketoshi” in Latest Piece of Bitcoin Art

An artist who has made a name for himself with his crypto asset-inspired work has used his latest piece to criticise self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator, Craig Wright . The piece is actually a portrait of the Australian computer scientist and entrepreneur that is entirely made out of toilet paper. The artist has decided to make Wright the theme of his latest work because of the controversial figure’s claims to be the original designer of the Bitcoin protocol. Much of the crypto space believes this to be a lie and the nickname “Faketoshi” has come into common usage. Bitcoin Artist Gets Political in Latest Work If you have followed NewsBTC’s coverage of Bitcoin-inspired artwork in the past, you probably already know the name Pascal Boyart. The French artist has made Bitcoin, crypto, and financial liberation central themes of his work in recent years. Boyart is perhaps most well-known for his murals in which he hides private keys to Bitcoin wallets for one lucky passerby to win. He also finances his work with crypto by showing the public key to his donation wallet next to the pieces. This resulted in him receiving a donation of a whole Bitcoin for a piece of […]

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