TIL French artist, Yves Klein, sold a series of non-existent spaces in exchange for a weight of pure gold. Some accepted his offer. In 1959, almost 60 years after his death, a receipt he wrote to prove ownership of his invisible artworks sold for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s auction house in Paris.

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