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Portrait of Chuck Close by Mr. Joe Black (1)
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Artist Joe Black has remade a portrait of Chuck Close using hundreds of Lego bricks. The art piece was based on an original painting titled “Big Self-Portrait” (1967-68, by Close).

See also: “5,500 Plastic Toys form the Face of a Chinese Soldier.”

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January 11, 2012 Art Lego Portraits Recycled