TORONTO, ONTARIO – August 26, 2021 – Graph Blockchain Inc. (CSE: GBLC) (OTC: REGRF) (FRA: RT5A) ("the Company or Graph") is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary New World Inc. has signed Josh Leidolf, the international fine currency and commodities artist otherwise known as TRAN$PARENT to create non-fungible tokens (“NFT”) on the New World Inc. NFT platform.
Miami native TRAN$PARENT, is an artist specializing in museum quality, ultra-fine commodities art in cryptocurrency, credit card and American denominations. He recently had 12 immersive installations at Miami’s Art Basel and a cryptocurrency collection at this year's NFT Bazl. Through his art, Josh believes you should be transparent with your loved ones, with your business associates, but most importantly with yourself, especially while making your living. As his craft is always evolving, Josh is excited to share his art with the NFT world using the New World Inc. platform. “Life evolves, money evolves, why shouldn’t art!”.
South Florida based Josh Leidolf, also known as the gallery award winning fine commodities artist TRAN$PARENT is also an Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, World Traveler and Journalist. While painting and drawing since an early age, collecting rare international currency, and exploring creative photography in over 50 countries in his lifetime, he always had the dream of making the world’s currency as vibrant as the people who use it. He always felt like art should evolve with the times and with the people, so he set out to do something revolutionary that no other money artist on the planet is doing.
He specializes in museum quality, ultra-fine TRAN$PARENT commodities art. Specifically Crypto Currency, Credit Cards and American denominations from the $1 to the $10,000 bill and with special granted requests the Million Dollar Bill. He also specializes in various rare and well-known international currencies like the Pound Sterling, Yuan, Pesos, Shekels, Rubles and Euros. Creating game changing revolutionary art has been his life’s passion and he illustrates it beautifully in his TRAN$PARENT artwork depicting the front, back and middle security features of his bills and coins. His TRAN$PARENT Art is a metaphor for being TRAN$PARENT with your loved ones, with your business associates, but most importantly with yourself, especially while making your living.
He fine tunes each image to ensure the highest possible vibrancy and each image is personally quality controlled by him and is also hand signed and individually numbered. Originals, Mixed Medias, Collaborations, APs to Limited Editions his pieces are completely breathtaking and pop when viewed under regular or proper lighting.
His pieces are not easy to come by and are becoming highly sought after. One of his many accomplishments was successfully orchestrating 12 different beautiful installations of his work at Miami’s Famous Art Basel 2018. His installations included being the featured artist at the opening night with the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade and 305 Films at their Wynwood based studio, a private high net worth and celebrity exhibition in the $31 Million dollar Penthouse of the Porsche Design Tower, as well as several South Beach hotels including the National where he was commissioned by Lamborghini to do two custom pieces on an Italian Lire. Not to mention his crypto currency collection being unveiled at the Blockchain World Open and his philanthropic events at the Sagamore, the SLS and at Island Gardens for various known reputable charities. He has also collaborated with some of the most famous artists on Earth including stretchable paper sculptor Felix Semper and Hyper Realist Oil Painter Rogerio Peixoto.
His gorgeous museum quality fine money art ornately framed display as contemporary galleries in the homes, businesses and yachts of affluent private collectors, celebrities, famous athletes, politicians, and art enthusiasts across the globe. His clients include Sir Richard Branson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, DJ Khalid, Alexander Ludwig, Richard Petty, Dan Marino, Dwyane Wade, Pitbull, Gil Green, Chris Osceola, Indy Al Miller, multiple business owners and the famous wealth money manager to the stars Jeffrey M. Fratarcangeli.
His first piece ever sold publicly went to one of the heads of the Seminole Tribe in Florida and one of the owners of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino brand for a very hefty sum. Since going public, he has sold numerous pieces and has donated his art, energy and effort to The Alzheimer’s Association, Kids in Distress, Saving Lives in Israel, The Little Lighthouse Foundation, The Boys and Girls Club, The Dan Marino Foundation, The Special Olympics, NYC Bigs and Littles Mentoring Program, charities to feed and educate underprivileged children in Haiti and Mexico, The Pancreatic Cancer and the Autism Foundations to name a few and his art has only escalated in value.
“Live your life and never be afraid to seize an opportunity. Don’t let the ability to stimulate others with your art pass you by. Be Kind, Be Passionate, Be TRAN$PARENT!” - TRAN$PARENT
About New World Inc.
New World is an augmented reality art focused NFT company that allows creators, musicians, and celebrities to have access to an NFT distribution canvas to create and sell digital art. By selling digital art, artists are able to reach a broader market (both geographically and demographically), and as a result of the blockchain, continue to benefit financially through economic participation in future sales. New World has built this platform and has already signed such notable artists as Diogo Snow, who has produced numerous pieces for celebrity clients including Drake, and Fetty Wap, an American rapper, singer and songwriter who has over 6.5 million Instagram Followers, as well as many others. Additional information on New World is available at http://newworldinc.io
About Graph Blockchain Inc.
Graph Blockchain provides shareholders with exposure to various areas of Decentralized Finance (DeFI). Focusing on altcoins through its wholly owned subsidiaries Babbage Mining Corp., a Proof of Stake ("POS") miner, and Beyond the Moon Inc. an IDO focused company, Graph gives investors exposure to the vast emerging market of cryptocurrencies with the significant technological disruption and potential gains altcoins represent. In addition, through its investment in New World, Graph is providing its shareholders with exposure to rapidly growing and emerging NFT market.
For further information, please contact:
Joshua Greenwald/Rich DiGregorio Phone: 646.379.7971/856.889.7351
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