An invisible sculpture has just sold for $18,000

Invisible sculpture
(Image credit: Salvatore Garau on Instagram)

We thought the art world had done it all when that banana was taped to a wall. But the trend of slightly bizarre sales has just gone one step further by an invisible sculpture, which has sold for... wait for it... $18,300. You may want to read that again. An invisible sculpture. $18,300. 

This mind-blowing project (which needed none of our essential art techniques whatsoever) was the brainchild of 67-year old Italian artist Salvatore Garau. Entitled 'Io Sono', or 'I am', the invisible piece was initially put up for auction at between $6000 and $9000. However, the price was actually raised after a flurry of initial bids. We certainly admire the confidence of the artist, that's for sure.

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Georgia Coggan

Georgia is lucky enough to be Creative Bloq's Editor. She has been working for Creative Bloq since 2018, starting out as a freelancer writing about all things branding, design, art, tech and creativity – as well as sniffing out genuinely good deals on creative technology. Since becoming Editor, she has been managing the site on a day-to-day basis, helping to shape the diverse content streams CB is known for and leading the team in their own creativity.