Nathan Sawaya, an artist who builds custom three-dimensional sculptures and large-scale mosaics from popular everyday items and is best known for his work with standard LEGO toy bricks.
Previously a NYC corporate lawyer, Sawaya is the first artist to ever take LEGO into the art world and is the author of two best selling books. His unique exhibition is the first of its kind to focus exclusively on LEGO as an art medium and has broken attendance records around the globe. The creations, constructed from countless individual LEGO pieces, were built from standard bricks beginning as early as 2002.
Sawaya's work regularly tours around the world The Art of the Brick, reinvents one of the worlds most recognisable objects expanding the possibilities of what can be done with LEGO. .
Sawaya captures the inventiveness of childhood taking simple building blocks to a new level. So many people say I can't draw / can't paint / can't... This is LEGO, placing one brick on top of another and creating recognisable shapes and items. Anyone can place a brick on brick it's the imagination which holds you back and acting like a child unlocking play is the answer.