By Mike Doyle
"Far from kid's play. An spectacular collection." —Publishers Weekly
Mix thousands of LEGO bricks with dozens of artists, and what do you get? Beautiful LEGO, a compendium of LEGO art that showcases a gorgeous array of items starting from exceedingly practical replicas of daily gadgets and well-known monuments to imaginitive renderings of spaceships, mansions, and legendary creatures.
You'll additionally meet the minds at the back of the artwork. Interviews with the artists take you contained in the artistic technique that turns uncomplicated, plastic bricks into awesome LEGO masterpieces.
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Although, what I en- ing a strict, rule-based procedure to create works of pleasure approximately that constraint is the puzzlelike imagine- attractiveness and which means is mainly beautiful to me ing that's had to figure out new options for and consistently retains me coming again for extra. 3 tale Victorian with Tree 2011 115 116 117 118 Two tale with Basement 2010 119 120 Victorian on dust Heap 2011 121 122 123 124 the facility of Freedom: Iraq 2012 125 126 Contact 1: The Millennial social gathering of the everlasting Choir at K’al Yne, Odan 2013 127 128 129 Urban making plans a hundred thirty (opposite) Heath Flor Smolny Cathedral 2012 (above) Jasper Joppe Geers Muntstraat Police HQ 2011 131 132 (opposite) Sven Junga Schloss Neuschwanstein 2010 (above) Pete White Sandcastle 2010 133 134 Alvin Tseng (opposite most sensible) Downtown three 2009 (opposite backside) Downtown 1 2008 Thorsten Bonsch (above) Spider-Man vs. eco-friendly Goblin - A Tribute to Frank Dillane 2012 a hundred thirty five 136 (opposite) Luke Hutchinson Sanctuary of the Damned 2012 (above) Jordan Schwartz Rapunzel’s Tower 2010 137 Luke Hutchinson Lindinis Uarro 2012 Leodasham Manor 2012 (above) 138 (opposite) 139 140 Duco Brugman The Voice of Evil 2012 142 Sean and Steph Mayo (opposite left) Micro Falls castle 2011 Barney major The fortress within the cover 2009 The final Evacuee 2012 (oppposite correct) (above) 143 144 (opposite) Lukasz Wiktorowicz Tartarus 2011 (above) Carson Hart Welcome to Aedificus 2012 a hundred forty five 146 (opposite) Luke Hutchinson Grimm hole 2012 (above) Tyler Clites Tower of Torment 2008 147 148 Matija Grguric Miyajima Torii 2011 Tibet 2011 (opposite) (above) 149 150 (opposite) Matija Grguric eastern Pagoda 2011 (above) Lukasz Wiktorowicz Ishtar Gate 2012 151 152 (opposite) Peter Anderson Olympus 2010 (above) Stacy Sterling St. Paul Cathedral 2011 153 154 (opposite) Chris Malloy The Temple of Ehlonna 2012 (above) James Pegrum Temple of Jugatinus 2012 a hundred and fifty five 156 Stacy Sterling Porky’s Diner 2011 Mickey’s eating vehicle 2011 (above) White fortress eating place 2011 (opposite best) (opposite backside) 157 158 MisaQa Little city 2007/2009 159 (above) Shannon Sproule “Kestrel” seashore residing 2010 (opposite) one hundred sixty J. Spencer Rezkalla global alternate heart & 9-11 Memorial, manhattan 2012 161 162 Nannan Zhang & Tyler Clites Mirage 2012 163 Nannan Zhang Why LEGO? Like many folks, I loved LEGO while i used to be younger, yet on the age whilst others started to develop out of it, i found the net LEGO community—and, for the 1st time, I observed the works of grownup enthusiasts. i used to be blown away by means of their complicated and massive versions. I couldn’t think what I observed. I knew needless to say that i needed to construct creations that will someday encourage others. a part of LEGO’s charm is its twin element as an expressive and a technical medium. you could create whatever along with your mind's eye, however it additionally takes ability to paintings with the various but very particular collection of components. the method of creating is like making artwork whereas at the same time fixing a puzzle, with the pride of doing either.