World’s Top Auction House Sotheby’s Launches Online Virtual Gallery at Decentraland

Sotheby’s, the world’s leading auction house, has launched an online virtual gallery in the Voltaire Art section of Decentraland, a metaverse platform, according to Decentraland officials. It is understood that works from Sotheby’s NFT sale will be exhibited in the virtual gallery and that the auction process will be broadcast live in the virtual gallery. Michael Bouhanna, Sotheby’s specialist and head of sales, said platforms like Decentraland are the next frontier for digital art, where artists, collectors and audiences from around the world can interact with each other and the rarest and most unique artworks can be showcased.