(ZEROHEDGE) – Step aside NFTs: there is an even more ridiculous objet d'art on the shopping block – nothing.
Italian artist Salvatore Garau has auctioned off an "invisible" sculpture for 15,000 euros ($18,300). According to as.com, the sculpture's initial price was set between 6,000 and 9,000 euros; however, the price was raised after several bids were placed. The kicker: titled 'Io Sono' (Italian for "I am"), the 67-year-old artist's sculpture is "immaterial," meaning that the sculpture does not actually exist.
Yes, someone paid over $18,000 for ... nothing. And yes, there is so much liquidity out there, someone actually bought this, literally.
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