This $22,000 Photobook of the Sistine Chapel Was Made with 270,000 Photos

If you’re always on the hunt for limited edition photobooks and have ultra-deep pockets and bookshelves, here’s one for your collection: the The Sistine Chapel. It’s a giant $22,000 trilogy that contains views of the Sistine Chapel’s art captured in gigapixel glory through 270,000 individual photos.Published by Callaway Arts and Entertainment on November 1st, the book contains 822-pages across three volumes that each measures 24×17 inches (61x43cm) and weighs 25 pounds (~11.3kg).
“The publication of The Sistine Chapel trilogy is a pioneering technological breakthrough,” Callaway says, noting that it was the result of a five-year collaboration between it, the Vatican Museums, and the Italian art publisher Scripta Maneant.
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