NFT super-brand Bored Ape Yacht Club has a Chinese rival

Bored Ape Yacht Club: images of bored monkey art
(Image credit: NFTCN/Bored Wukong)

The Bored Ape Yacht Club art collection is one of the world's most famous NFT projects, and a Chinese collection of non-fungible token cartoon monkeys has been accused of being a copy-cat project.

NFTs are the new digital art phenomenon that's boomed since last year. It enables artists to register their work on a blockchain, and sell it in online marketplaces. It can be confusing, which is why we have a guide to exactly what are NFTs.

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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.