The Art of the Brick, a captivating exhibition, featuring over 100 incredible works of art made from millions of LEGO bricks, is set to make its Chicago debut at the Museum of Science and Industry on February 10, 2022. Tickets are currently available for this critically acclaimed collection of creative and inspiring pieces by renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya.
“The Art of the Brick reimagines famous artistic masterpieces into LEGO form,” said Chevy Humphrey, President and CEO, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. “Visitors of all ages will witness art in a whole new way, while celebrating an imaginative and creative medium.”
Sawaya’s original pieces and reimagined world-famous art masterpieces on display in the exhibition include:
- Fan favorite “Yellow”, a life-size sculpture of a man pulling his chest apart with thousands of yellow LEGO bricks flowing from the cavity.
- Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.
- A multimedia collection of LEGO brick infused photography produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.
To celebrate the exhibition’s Chicago debut, Nathan Sawaya has created several new pieces including a replica of Chicago Artist Hebru Brantley’s “Flyboy”.
For more information and tickets, visit: msichicago.org/visit/tickets