Indian American Gurmej Singh’s “Star of Bethlehem” sets the world record for largest oil painting

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Singh is planning to sell his artwork at a starting price of $250,000.

Gurmej Singh, an Indian American artist, has set a Guinness World record for creating the ‘World’s Largest Professional Oil Painting.’

Earlier, Singh has created a Guinness World record for his ‘World’s Longest Painting by an Individual’ in 2013. Now he has broken his own record and added a feather to his cap by creating the ‘Largest Oil Painting.’

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Gurmej Singh, also known as Artist Singh has created the record in September and his painting is titled as ‘Star of Bethlehem.’

He said that his painting Star of Bethlehem “portrays the hope for the world and was created to celebrate equality for all.” Singh took four months to complete his masterpiece artwork.

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Singh’s oil painting is painted on a single piece of canvas measuring 22.863 square meters. It looks like a panoramic image, which shows a night sky filled with stars, color and light. The painting features a plethora of blue hues and it also portrays animals, caravans, deserts, landscapes, people of the time and their lifestyle.

Singh’s record states, “The largest professional oil painting by a single artist is 22.76 square meters, achieved by Gurmej Singh, aka Artist Singh (USA), at the Epic Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A.Sept.8 2017.”

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Singh is planning to sell his artwork at a starting price of $250,000.