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Kurt Cobain’s Last Photoshoot Collection Goes up for Auction as an NFT

beincrypto.com 02 May 2021 12:21, UTC
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Photographer Jesse Frohman is auctioning off his entire collection of ‘The Last Session’ photos as a non-fungible (NFT) this week. 

The auction is set to start on May 3 and will run until May 7. The auction which is titled ‘The Last Session’ features all 104 images taken by Frohman. Including never-before-seen images of the deceased rockstar. 

Jesse Frohman is well known for shooting some of the most iconic legends such as Run DMC, James Brown, and Spike Lee. However Frohman’s most iconic work is the photoshoot with Kurt Cobain. The photoshoot took place roughly six months before the musician would take his own life. 

Cobain’s last photoshoot

Frohman will be auctioning off the entire collection as an NFT. The Last Session NFT collection includes images, polaroids, and contact sheets with Frohman’s original markups, some of which have never before been seen.

The landmark NFT release offers those who celebrate Kurt’s legacy a chance to share ownership of a moment that is etched deeply upon the soul of music and culture.

The auction is taking place on Frohman’s website. The auction will start at 27.27 ETH, approximately $79,000. 

The collection comes as a one-of-one edition. Meaning the winner will become the sole owner of a piece of music history. Included in the auction, the winner will also be able to choose one print, and the opportunity for their own photoshoot with Jesse Frohman. 

The photographer is also auctioning off ten “Nevermind” NFTs. The NFT features a quadriptych of Kurt Cobain. The starting price is 2.7 ETH. 

Source: Jesse Frohman 

Lastly, twenty “In Utero” NFTs will also be auctioned off starting at one ethereum each. The NFT will include twenty unique images from The Last Session photoshoot, each sold as an edition of 5 NFTs. 

Forhman will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Jed Foundation. A non-profit organization that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for teens and young adults in the United States.

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