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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).

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Adriana is the Webby Award–winning designer, editor of Scene360 magazine and author of "Tat'oo" book. Acquiring 20 years of writing experience in fine arts, Adriana has dedicated her time to documenting the lives and work of tattooists. Published also on Inked, Skin Deep, Tattoo Life and more. Follow the author @ Instagram and view more articles.

January 11, 2012 Art Lego Portraits Recycled