.- The work of art is by Polish artist Piot Uklansk, of New York, who traveled to Brazil to photograph thousands of soldiers. He then used the outlines of each soldier to create a profile of Pope John Paul II. The picture is 31 feet tall and 26 feet wide and was shown in Brazil in March of 2004, during the 26th Biennial Modern Art Exhibit in São Paulo. The showing of the picture in Poland is part of an initiative to build an modern art museum in Warsaw.
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