Gallery: Big Air Package: Christo Unveils the World’s Largest Inflated ...

 
Christo's latest large-scale installation, Big Air Package, is now on view inside the historic Gasometer in Oberhausen, Germany. The giant inflatable sculpture, which measures 90-meters high and 50-meters-wide, is the largest indoor sculpture ever made. Built using 20,350 square meters (219,000 square feet) of semitransparent polyester fabric and 4,500 meters (14,800 feet) of polypropylene rope, the sculpture fills the inside of the former industrial gas tank. Lit from above via skylights in the Gasometer, Big Air Package is described as a "cathedral of air", filled with diffuse natural daylight and muffled sounds to create a place of tranquility.

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