April 21, 2021

Sophia's NFT painting sold for $ 688,888

Sophia's digital work was auctioned for $ 688,888 as a non-fungible token (NFT).

Sophia Instantiation Job - 12 Secondsa video showing the process of Sophia's rendering of her own portrait, drawn by the artist Andrea Bonacheto. The NFT is also accompanied by a physical copy.

The maximum bid during the auction on the Nifty Gateway marketplace was made by an anonymous collector under the nickname 888. On his Twitter, he commented on the purchase:

"I have goosebumps."

Sofia responded that the piece “was inspiring on many levels” and promised to explain its meaning in the future.

Another 30 pieces created by Sofia in collaboration with Bonacheto were put up for auction. Their price ranged from $ 2500 to $ 3000.

The most expensive NFT so far remains Everydays: The First 5000 Days by digital artist Michael Winkelmann (Beeple), which sold for $ 69.3 million.