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Taking 15 days to complete, Jim and a team of three colleagues worked day and night on the stunning piece in May of this year, which has a diameter of just over three miles. Containing more than 1000 individual circles, Jim, 48, painstakingly built up the giant circle using a roll of chain fencing six feet across pulled by a truck round repeatedly to dig into the desert sand. Based on a mathematical theorem called an Apollonian Gasket, the design is set around triples of circles at tangents to others.
'I set out to build the largest artwork in the world and I am extremely proud that I have managed to do this,' said Jim from his Santa Cruz home. 'This individual piece is larger than the famous lines of Nazca in Peru and that is something that excites me. 'Me and my long time collaborator Caleb Cole have been planning this for over two years and it was a pleasure to complete it.' Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...
Originally posted by Conclusion
To bad he did not finish it. He seems to have left out a portion of his fractal design, unless he meant to.