“The Art of the Brick” Lego masterpiece exhibit


Source: HuffPost Arts & Culture

As part of his “The Art of the Brick” exhibit at Discovery Times Square in New York, Nathan Sawaya re-imagined the “Whistler’s Mother” with 3-dimensional features, including an austere facial expression.

I wanted to give her that very puritanical look, so that when you look at her face you’ll see her expression is a bit stern. But I thought that was appropriate,” Sawaya said in a video explaining his creative process behind the Lego sculpture.

But he didn’t stop at just one masterpiece. Sawaya’s collection is loaded with tons of life-size lego interpretations of both classic and original works.

“The Art of the Brick” is on display at Discovery Times Square until January 5.

Check out these other Lego masterpieces by Sawaya.

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