Nathan Sawaya is a 'brick artist' who makes use of LEGO® bricks to build 3-dimensional large-scale sculptures. Take a peek at his amazing work after the break!
Nathan Sawaya‘s ongoing museum tour entitled The Art of the Brick is the only art exhibition which exclusively focuses on LEGO® as an art medium. His earliest sculpture was created as early as year 2000. Both playful and amazing, Nathan’s masterpieces are painstakingly created according to his keen conceptualization of his subjects of choice and his sense of perfection transforms a typical toy to refined status of art.
In order to prove Nathan’s brilliance, take a look at a few of his stunning massive sculptures below:
Nathan’s work has already been featured in collections around the world and has a number of current exhibitions as well. Below is a list where you could check his works out:
Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
December 2, 2011 – February 19, 2012
Clinton Library, Little Rock, AR
October 1, 2011 – February 2, 2012
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney, Australia
December 12, 2011 to February 5, 2012
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York
December 10, 2011- March 18, 2012
Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
September 9, 2011 – January 8, 2012
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