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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 69 ARTISTIC ODDITIES

The Largest of the Large

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SIZE

 

What’s the biggest work of art you’ve ever seen? Whatever it was, it probably doesn’t compare to any of the works that follow.

 

The world’s largest print photograph was created inside an airplane hanger that had been converted to a gigantic camera obscura (page 36). The final print measured roughly 32 × 111 feet.

 

Stepping things up a notch, a group of 25 Iranian artists created the world’s largest piece of sand art by designing a Persian carpet made up of 70 different types of sand, measuring almost 40,000 square feet.11

 

Then, at just over twice that ...

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