Frank Smits of The Meta Art Club on merging art and fashion
In a wide-ranging interview Smits discusses quality control in Jakarta, Alexander McQueen in the 80s, getting rid of the gates in the old world and so much more.
We spoke with Frank Smits, a veteran of the fashion industry who fell into the web3 rabbit hole. With Levina Li, an art consultant with expertise in the Asia-Pacific region, Frank co-founded The Meta Art Club. The Club is described as a priceless ecosystem for artists, collectors and communities, while also bridging the gap for fine art and artists in the NFT space.
The Meta Art Club is structured around a drop of 9,888 unique fine art NFTs curated from a selection of 35 international artists. The Club has collaborated with Vogue Singapore and most recently opened a space in The Uplift's new Ethereum-based world. Frank shared his outlook on digital fashion and how it converges with digital art. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.