|DAY 278||UNEXPECTED ART FORMS|
THE MUNDI MAN OF THE AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK
Ando’s immense depiction of an early Australian pioneer can only properly be viewed from the air. The brim of the figure’s hat alone is a mile across. Each line of the image is 10 meters wide. (For some reason, I picture Paul Hogan leaning against a muddied Jeep, in costume as “Crocodile Dundee,” dismissing some poor amateur’s notepad sketch: “That’s not a drawing...this is a drawing.”)
The image was etched into the ...