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Art Lego Sculpture

Cool Lego Creations by Kosmas Santosa

Having visited a toy museum not too long ago, I realize that the first Lego toys were actually made out of wood. And it makes sense as they were created in 1932 at a Danish carpentry workshop. Plastic became available in Denmark later in time, and since Lego’s purchase of a plastic injection molding machine […]

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Art Body Art Comics and Cartoons Lego Tattoo

Lego Minifigure Tattoos and More by Max Pniewski

There are portraits of people and animals, skulls, vampires, and a lot of Lego men. That’s right! Artist Max Pniewski gets many tattoo requests from clients for Lego Minifigures of DC Comics superheroes and Star Wars characters. This Polish tattooer working in Bristol (UK) has been inking for over 12 years, and in that time, […]

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Art Lego Recycled Sculpture

5 Great Lego Creators

When most of us think of Lego, we remember a childhood spent sat on the living room floor creating multicoloured and structurally unsound homesteads. We remember spaceships and castles and cottages and sculpted gardens, and we enjoy the happy breath of nostalgia before continuing with our block-free adult lives. For some people though, Lego is […]

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Art Design Lego Recycled

LEGO Poster Remakes of Famous Paintings

It is hard to ignore these minimalist LEGO posters. From Van Gogh’s 1889 self-portrait to the most visited oil painting hung in a museum (the Mona Lisa), art director Marco Sodano has done an exceptional job at capturing the essence and colors of these art pieces. Images © LEGO Via Behance

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Art Lego Sculpture

The (Lego) Colosseum

The BrickMan (Ryan McNaught) has made impressive Lego sculptures of The Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine.

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Advertising Design Lego Posters Recycled

Guess Who?

I had recently seen these Lego related posters at “I Believe in Advertising,” however, I didn’t take a good look at them. And they are definitely worth featuring because the design is well-executed by advertising agency, Jung von Matt. The campaign’s concept is very clever, as they use Lego bricks to form famous TV cartoon […]

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Art Lego Recycled Sculpture

Ripping the skin off my Face!

Once again, what is there to say about Nathan Sawaya’s Lego art creations? His work is simply astonishing, and many of his latest models have been exhibited in museums. All that is missing is, titling him “The Lego King Artist.” See also: “Amazing Lego Art.”

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Art Lego Portraits Recycled

Playing with Chuckie

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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3D Art Best of 2011 Lego Sculpture

Victorian House made from Lego parts

Using over 110,000 Lego pieces, Mike Doyle has built this incredible monochromatic house. He explains: “No foreign materials (wood, glue, paint or otherwise) were used—this is pure Lego. No Lego piece have been altered (painted, cut or otherwise).” [1]

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Art Bicycle Lego

Full-size LEGO Bike

This well-structured LEGO bicycle was displayed at BrickMagic 2011.