The largest painting by artist Emad Al Salehi to be launched soon
28 Nov 2022News Emad Al Salehi Largest Painting
The inauguration of the largest painting in the world by the artist Emad Al Salehi, was announced by the Ministry of Culture yesterday. It is scheduled to be nominated for the Guinness Book of Records; and this painting is expected to be launched on December 7 at Qatar University. The announcement was made during a press conference held yesterday.
The painting art was drawn on the canvas, and the work continued for about 5 months for its completion, after which he reached to create an artistic painting with an area of 9600 square meters, which is equivalent to the size of a football field.
The artist Emad Al Salehi, during the press conference, confirmed that the artwork he is working on is sponsored and supported by the Ministry of Culture, and that it needed more than 3000 litres of paint and more than 150 brushes to complete it. Al Salehi praised the support of the Ministry of Culture for the artists, stressing that it is the biggest supporter of them, as it adopted the idea of the artistic work, until it achieved success, and he is awaiting the launch on the aforementioned date.
About the importance of this timing in which the artwork is completed on the occasion of the celebrations of Qatar National Day, and the establishment of the World Cup, the artist Emad Al Salehi attributed that timing to the fact that Qatar celebrates the National Day every year, but, this year the world shares its celebration of its National Day, in light of its embrace of various cultures, and this is my pride, to have a role through this work, to be present in the shadows of the national and World Cup atmosphere
Mariam Al Hammadi, the Director of the Department of Culture and Arts at the Ministry of Culture, said: “The Ministry spares no effort to support such artistic initiatives that highlight the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, through this artistic painting, the area of which is estimated at a football field, the artist was able to mix sports and culture, and deal with the Qatari culture and tourist attractions in the country through an artistic painting that deserves praise for the efforts made and the exploitation of art in shedding light on the most prominent and important sporting event taking place on the land of the State of Qatar today.”
The City Centre Doha’s hosting of this distinguished workshop, which is nominated to enter the Guinness Book of Records, is a wonderful addition to the art scene in the State of Qatar, especially in this distinguished period in which the State of Qatar is hosting the 2022 World Cup. It is expected that the complete pieces of the painting will be collected, and be subject to arbitration by the Guinness Book of Records, where the inauguration will take place as scheduled on the seventh of next December.