Ross Ulbricht Genesis Collection NFT Auction Sees Millions of Dollars in Ethereum Bids

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Ross Ulbricht Genesis Collection NFT Auction Sees Millions of Dollars successful  Ethereum Bids

Two days agone connected December 2, the Ross Ulbricht Genesis Collection auction of non-fungible token (NFT) assets kicked disconnected astatine Art Basel Miami via the Superrare platform. The Ulbricht NFT postulation auction ends connected December 8, and truthful acold the auction has seen a bid of 666 ether oregon astir $2.6 million. Additionally the task Pleasrdao aims to up the ante arsenic the “Free Ross DAO” bidding connected the postulation has raised 1,042 ether oregon $4.2 cardinal to date.

Ross Ulbricht NFT Auction Eyes Millions successful Ether

During the 3rd week of November, Bitcoin.com News reported connected the Ross Ulbricht Genesis Collection auction taking spot astatine the commencement of Art Basel successful Miami. The auction was initiated connected the Superrare NFT marketplace level and the collection is an assortment of 10 artworks by Ross Ulbricht.

“Curated by Entoptic, this is the archetypal and lone NFT to see Ross Ulbricht’s idiosyncratic work,” the announcement detailed. So far, the Ulbricht NFT postulation has seen important request and to date, Superrare stats amusement a bidder dubbed “@toxicbitcoinmaxi outbid @starrynight” with a bid of 666 ether connected December 3. At existent ether speech rates, that’s much than $2.6 cardinal successful USD value.

Ross Ulbricht Genesis Collection NFT Auction Sees Millions of Dollars successful  Ethereum BidsThe Ross Ulbricht NFT artwork called: “The Trial I Saw.” Graphite pencil drafting created successful prison. A originative mentation based connected Ross’s cognition of his trial, seen done his ain mask.

After the bid of 666 ETH, the Twitter relationship that belongs to the originative manager astatine Swan Studios, Brekkie, told his 40,000 Twitter followers that Ulbricht’s NFT creation was beyond inspiring.

“Ross’s artwork is beauteous and his position connected life, contempt everything, is beyond inspiring,” Brekkie tweeted. “I anticipation that 1 time helium volition summation his freedom, state that truthful galore of america instrumentality for granted each azygous day. Yes, I reason ethereum et al, but we are each humans, Ross adjacent much so.”

On Saturday December 4, 2021, Ulbricht’s clemency petition hosted connected change.org is 42,833 signatures distant from reaching a fractional cardinal signatures.

The ‘Free Ross DAO’ Contender

In summation to the bid by “@toxicbitcoinmaxi” connected Superrare, Ulbricht’s NFT postulation could beryllium purchased by the Pleasrdao project that plans to fractionalize the artwork.

“Ross Ulbricht founded Silk Road, introduced hundreds of thousands to crypto, and received a disproportionate situation condemnation of 2 lifetimes positive 40 years,” the Pleasrdao’s “Free Ross DAO” inaugural explains. “Today we unite successful solidarity for Ross, gathering funds to bargain his Genesis Collection, and protesting the injustices of the American situation system.”

At the clip of writing, the “Free Ross DAO” has collectively raised 1,042 ETH oregon $4.2 cardinal successful USD value. The decentralized autonomous organization’s manifesto stresses: “We volition Free Ross. We volition beforehand situation reform. We volition stock Ross’s enactment with the satellite and springiness everyone a unsocial accidental to ain a portion of it.” Ulbricht excessively has said that helium hoped to lend a manus to his chap prisoners, and his “art is 1 way” helium tin help.

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