Altona, Manitoba, Canada: World's Tallest Painting on an Easel

In 1998 artist Cameron Cross created a 76-foot-tall easel to hold a replica Van Gogh painting in recognition of Altona as the Sunflower Capital of Canada.
Address:
10th Ave. NE, Altona, MB, Canada
Directions:
In a small park on 10th Ave. NE and the corner of 5th St. NE in the town of Altona.
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Free.
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Van Gogh easel.

Large Easel and Painting

One of Cameron Cross's Van Gogh easel structures. This easel stands at 76 feet 6 inches and was erected in 1998. The painting celebrates Altona's reputation as the Sunflower Capital of Canada. Cross has erected other giant easels, including the largest in Goodland, Kansas.

[Bradley Anderson, 02/15/2011]

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