Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article cited reporting by Variety and statements from Claire Silver that the Louvre has since denied.
-Toby Bochan, Managing Editor, Web3
Silver also touted on Twitter that her latest collection titled "can i tell you a secret" would premiere at The Louvre and that her one-of-one NFT artwork "Love in the 4th Turning" would be on exhibit there.
Silver tweeted on Tuesday that there was "confusion" with her announcement and that The Louvre had "not acquisitioned my work." "I’m 'just' exhibiting there," she said, adding that it would be facilitated by Superchief gallery.
A spokesperson for The Louvre told CoinDesk that the information reported "is not true."
"There is no exhibition of this artist at the Musée du Louvre," a spokesperson said.
Silver also said on Monday that she had signed for representation with global talent agency William Morris Endeavor (WME) as its first AI artist. "We’ll bring AI art to mainstream culture together," she tweeted about the partnership. WME did not immediately respond to CoinDesk for comment.
Silver's announcement was met with skepticism online from members of the traditional art space.
Others suggested that the work would be exhibited at the Carrousel du Louvre, an underground shopping mall situated nearby the Louvre museum and the Place du Carrousel that regularly hosts art pop-ups.
Carrousel du Louvre did not immediately respond to CoinDesk to confirm.
Claire Silver and Superchief Gallery did not respond to CoinDesk for comment, though since the update to this piece, they have posted her version of events on Twitter.
UPDATE (Mar. 13, 2023 01:47 a.m. EST): Adds tweets from Claire Silver and Superchief Gallery.
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