French street artist JR, known for his installations of giant photographs, has just unveiled his largest portrait yet. It will also be the hardest to see in person.
JR wrapped more than 150 shipping containers with black-and-white photos printed on paper and arranged the containers on a freighter. The pictures form an enormous black-and-white image of two eyes that stretches the length of the 1,200-foot vessel. Fans can check out the image first-hand only at stops between the northern French port of Le Havre, from where the freighter set sail Friday, and Malaysia, where it arrives in about a month. The few ports of call include Malta and Tangiers, Morocco.
JR will be documenting the photograph’s voyage—and its deterioration—on his Instagram account;