A pixel drawing called CryptoPunk sold for $ 11.8 million at Sotheby's auction, Reuters reports.
CryptoPunk is a character created in 2017 with 10,000 pixels. The author of the image of an alien character is Larva Labs.
An Israeli entrepreneur, Shalom Meckenzie, purchased the work.
Moments ago in our #London saleroom, an extremely rare âAlienâ CryptoPunk #7523 from the collection of @sillytuna sold for $11.8M as part of our #NativelyDigital NFT auction setting a new world auction record for a single CryptoPunk. pic.twitter.com/PDVUSttI3o— Sotheby's (@Sothebys) June 10, 2021