Art of the Brick – Exhibition using Lego

While searching for a header image last night I found my photos from the Art of the Brick Lego exhibition.

It was amazing and so much fun. Fun for an adult; I saw plenty of bored children. It makes sense though, it is an art show. The medium just happens to be lots and lots of Lego® bricks. The exhibition, by Nathan Sawaya, changes slightly in each venue and I don’t know how many bricks make up the whole exhibit. The Seattle Times bragged some works use around 75,000 bricks, but for things like the dinosaur it seems a tad low.

The dress was easily my favorite. It was beautiful and flowing (yes, these are plastic bricks); designed for the In Pieces art show for which a woman actually wore the dress. I’m envious, as uncomfortable as it looks. There was also a display of a rainbow salmon swimming against the flow, that was designed just for Seattle and stayed with the Pacific Science Center. I’m fairly sure that was the new piece.

Have a look through the gallery; let me know your favorite. And if you get a chance to see the Art of the Brick, I highly recommend it.

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Art of the Brick – Exhibition using Lego

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Bianca Smith is currently melting her way through her first Australian summer in a rather long time. She hides out in air conditioned libraries reading the novels she stalled on while studying an Executive MBA during the year. When she's not reading (or making websites), she's seeing how far she can run and catching up with her friends in her adopted Seattle.

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