John Pitre's "Ascension" is the arguably the first purely digital masterpiece of fine art in the world. Some call it the "Genesis Block" of digital fine art, but most simply admire this piece in awe as it's powerful depiction of the creation of life, captures our imaginations. Ironically, this digital masterpiece is the first to be made into a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) for eternal life on the digital blockchain.
The story begins representing the journey of humankind from our inception to our final voyage back to the Source. In the upper portion of the painting, the light and spirit essence of the universe is shown descending upon our world. On the right side, life evolves and gains consciousness to eventually becomes us. This light dwells within all of us; living in our world through us, in the Eternal Circle of Life. The beautiful female form in the center of the painting symbolizes humanity in the now. The glowing atom in her hand represents the sacred knowledge of the universe. Humankind now stands in judgment, to see what she will do with it. As we move to the left side of the painting, we are shown turning away from the physical world, as we transition into spirit, becoming more transparent as we go, leaving behind our Earthly ways of ego, selfishness, and physical desire ascending towards the Light, perfected greatly by our brief moments on this challenging physical paradise called Earth.