Hashmasks could decenter the art world, upend DeFi, and trigger a dramatic transfer of wealth. Will it?

Hashmasks are the future and you saw it here first.

Last week, an anonymous collective of artists released Hashmasks, a set of 16,384 “unique digital portraits” that are now permanently stored on the Ethereum blockchain. Hashmasks landed during the boom in the market cap of many DeFi projects—and most attention was, and is, firmly fixated on the financial sector…