If you haven’t yet been to the astounding exhibition, The Art of the Brick, you’re going to want to go ASAP!
Take the whole family for a day out and see pure inspiration in the form of childhood favourite, LEGO™, made into over 70 works of art.
Once-lawyer now-artist, Nathan Sawaya, has created large scale, one-of-a-kind LEGO brick sculptures, including human figures, animals, dinosaurs, buildings and famous artworks from the likes of Vermeer, Dega and Da Vinci, re-imagined through the beloved children’s toy. Explore these massive, whimsical sculptures, painstakingly handmade using hundreds of thousands of bricks!
‘The museum exhibition is accessible because it engages the child in all of us while simultaneously illuminating sophisticated and complex concepts,’ Nathan explains. ‘Everyone can relate to the medium since it is a toy that many children have at home.’
The expo, brought to our shores by Expo RSA, has travelled worldwide attracting and engaging millions of visitors, bringing them into a world of child’s play, inspiration, genius and tons of fun! Proclaimed by CNN as one of the 10 best exhibitions in the world, The Art of the Brick is an absolute must!
Cape Town: V & A Waterfont, Watershed
Joburg: Archive Building
CT: on now until 28 Feb
JHB: 13 May – 12 August
For more info and to book tickets, visit artofthebrickexpo.co.za