LISBON, Portugal — As a former nightclub bouncer and black-belt karate instructor, Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos doesn’t shrink from the challenges thrown up by her latest lavish creation.

The 51-year-old, renowned for her big, in-your-face installations, now is creating a ceramic wedding cake that’s 40 feet high and 50 feet wide for exhibition in England.

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