Plans are underway in Abu Dhabi for the world’s largest permanent sculpture

The word is out. The US$340,000,000 Mastaba will be constructed in Abu Dhabi entirely from - are you ready? - 410,000 multicolored, empty oil barrels. Why? Because. The 150m (492 feet) tall and 225m (738 feet) wide, flat-topped pyramid attraction was designed by Bulgarian-born artist Christo. The colossal sculpture will be taller than St. Peter's …