Auctioneer Offers “White Male Slave for Sale”

Iconic British auction house Christie’s is set to auction off an NFT digital art piece of a white man being sold as a slave, with the artist describing the piece as a commentary on slavery’s role in “developing capitalism.”

White Male for Sale – a short video of a white man standing on an auction block in New York City – was created by 56-year-old American artist Dead Scott and will be auctioned by Christie’s and the Cristin Tierney Gallery on October 1.

In an Instagram post advertising the auction, Scott boasted that he had “a prime white male of excellent quality” to sell. Read more…

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