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Nathan Sawaya

Brown Horizon, ca. 2018

LEGO Bricks
43 × 43 × 3 in
109.2 × 109.2 × 7.6 cm
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Isabella Garrucho Fine Art
Greenwich
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Nathan is an award-winning artist who creates awe-inspiring works of art out of some of the most …

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Nathan is an award-winning artist who creates awe-inspiring works of art out of some of the most unlikely things. His global touring exhibitions, THE ART OF THE BRICK, feature large-scale sculptures using only toy building blocks: LEGO®bricks to be exact. His work is obsessively and painstakingly crafted and is both …

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Nathan Sawaya
American, b. 1973
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Nathan Sawaya delights adults and children alike with his bright, blocky sculptures made entirely out of LEGO bricks. He rediscovered this quintessential childhood toy after experimenting with a range of mediums, and has been working with it exclusively since the early 2000s. His painstakingly constructed forms encompass such everyday objects as umbrellas and pencils; animals, insects, and natural phenomena; portraits of celebrities; and human figures that serve as ciphers for his emotions. Among the largest of his works is a 20-foot-long Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, included in “The Art of the Brick,” a traveling exhibition of his work. Sawaya’s approach is uniquely democratic, as he explains: “I use the same LEGO bricks that you can buy in toy stores. […] If you get inspired to make your own creation, you too can go use the exact same bricks that I use.”

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Isabella Garrucho Fine Art
Greenwich
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Nathan is an award-winning artist who creates awe-inspiring works of art out of some of the most …

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Nathan is an award-winning artist who creates awe-inspiring works of art out of some of the most unlikely things. His global touring exhibitions, THE ART OF THE BRICK, feature large-scale sculptures using only toy building blocks: LEGO®bricks to be exact. His work is obsessively and painstakingly crafted and is both …

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Nathan Sawaya
American, b. 1973
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Nathan Sawaya delights adults and children alike with his bright, blocky sculptures made entirely out of LEGO bricks. He rediscovered this quintessential childhood toy after experimenting with a range of mediums, and has been working with it exclusively since the early 2000s. His painstakingly constructed forms encompass such everyday objects as umbrellas and pencils; animals, insects, and natural phenomena; portraits of celebrities; and human figures that serve as ciphers for his emotions. Among the largest of his works is a 20-foot-long Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton, included in “The Art of the Brick,” a traveling exhibition of his work. Sawaya’s approach is uniquely democratic, as he explains: “I use the same LEGO bricks that you can buy in toy stores. […] If you get inspired to make your own creation, you too can go use the exact same bricks that I use.”

Nathan Sawaya

Brown Horizon, ca. 2018

LEGO Bricks
43 × 43 × 3 in
109.2 × 109.2 × 7.6 cm
This is a unique work.
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