The Beatles NFT auction: Why it's a huge deal for artists

The Beatles NFT
(Image credit: Julien's Auctions)

The Beatles NFT memorabilia auction could be a big deal for artists too. If you want to own John Lennon's famous Help! cape or the Beatles' Afghan coat from Magical Mystery Tour, now you can. Kind of.

John's son, Julien Lennon, is set to auction off real world collectibles at The Lennon Connection: The NFT Collection on 7 February, and it will include John Lennon's famous Help! cape. But while you can get the cape, you can't wear it. 

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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.