HOFA Gallery (House of Fine Art) specialises in contemporary art by established and emerging international artists. HOFA is determined to feature a multitude of artistic disciplines with an intent focus on exceptional talent, diversity and cultural relevance.
Dedicated to supporting rare talent and making their work globally accessible, the gallery works closely with all of its artists to ensure the highest level of excellence and integrity across its locations in London, Los Angeles and Mykonos.
HOFA Gallery represents acclaimed painters, sculptors, photographers and multidisciplinary artists from all over the world including China, Korea, America, Italy, France, Argentina and Australia amongst many others. Since its inception in 2012, HOFA Gallery has provided government institutions, museums, art galleries and private collectors access to some of the most sought after and collectable works of contemporary art.
With a unique selection of highly collectable artworks of appreciative value and an uncompromising dedication to art world innovation, the gallery is committed to its mission in cultural leadership. In 2018 HOFA Gallery was the first art gallery in the world to make their entire collection available in cryptocurrency. Using new technologies and digital innovations, HOFA pledges an accessible entry point to the market and inclusivity to art collectors on all levels.
HOFA’s DIGITAL ART TIMELINE
2018 – HOFA became the first gallery in the world to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment, available in 21 different cryptocurrencies in partnership with leading exchange Uphold (article by Forbes).
2020 – HOFA launches first-of-its-kind tokenised exhibition in partnership with sister company ARTCELS, promoting accessibility and democratising the acquisition process of fine arts investments (article by Condenast Traveller).
2020 - HOFA launches its own virtual reality program with its own developed technology and is featured as one of the first galleries to launch their virtuality program alongisde Tate Modern, The British Museum and The National Gallery (article by Forbes).
2021 – HOFA launches its inaugural NFT release ‘Pink Flower’ by Zhuang Hong Yi (article by Financial Times).
2021 - HOFA launches the pioneering exhibition ‘Matter and Form’, combining the traditional artwork mediums alongside NFTs by 16 global artists and hosted in partnership with Makers Place, Rarible and Known Origin. It instantly sold out and Jan Kalab’s NFT artwork ‘Lost Ultramatine Shell’ sold for 11.8 ETH (44,000 USD) to high profile Hong Kong based collector - Galen Law Kun (article by Financial Time).
2021 - HOFA launches ‘Portrait of an Era’ billed as the world’s most valuable gallery NFT exhibition ever, with CryptoPunks and BAYC headlining (article by Christie's International).
2021 - HOFA will mint and auction its first set of artworks on its own NFT platform HOFA.io, which is built on the Ethereum Network and founded with sustainable ethics. The HOFA.io platform does not strictly require a crypto wallet to acquire digital art, as the platform accepts multiple forms of payments including cards and wires. This hybrid version has a lower impact on the environment by reducing its carbon footprint. It also opens the NFT space to collectors of every age and background (article by Christie's International).
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