Gannett Launches Non-Fungible Tokens in Collaboration With American Artist Peter Tunney

By November 22, 2021NFT
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Two One-of-a-Kind NFTs Created Using USA TODAY NETWORK Assets will be Auctioned to Benefit The Sunny Center and the Gannett Foundation

MCLEAN, Va., November 22, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI), announced it will auction Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in collaboration with leading American contemporary artist Peter Tunney, who created signature collages, titled "GRATTITUDE" and "LIBERTY" using original pages from Gannett-owned newspapers. The highest bidder of the "LIBERTY" NFT will also receive the original painting created exclusively for Gannett by Peter Tunney. The auction will be hosted on OpenSea, the first and largest marketplace for NFTs. This is Gannett’s second NFT auction following its inaugural First Newspaper Delivered to the Moon collection which went to auction in June.

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In partnership with Gannett, GRATTITUDE, a Peter Tunney original 4’x6’ painting, will be minted into 500 limited edition NFTs, more details at usatoday.com/nft (Graphic: Business Wire)

Peter Tunney is a legendary artist who has lit up the world with his colorful stories and unique lifestyle. Known for his innovative mixed media use, Peter Tunney’s work evokes timely emotions of hope, gratitude, and inspiration. His pieces can be seen from the streets of New York City where dozens of ubiquitous billboards have illuminated the skyline for over a decade to Miami’s Wynwood Walls. In 2010, Peter opened the Peter Tunney Experience gallery, becoming the first tenant of the now famed colorful walls that pay homage to graffiti and street art. His work is appreciated widely throughout the world and owned by people from serious art collectors to well-known celebrities alike.

This collaboration between Gannett and Tunney celebrates the season of giving with proceeds equally benefiting The Sunny Center to help individuals who have suffered the injustice of wrongful conviction and the Gannett Foundation which supports community-building initiatives across the country.

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