Artists around the world are pushing the limits of our favorite childhood building block, bringing astounding artworks into museums and into the streets.
Here are nine of our favorite Colossal articles on artists working with LEGO.
In ‘Lost Tablets,’ Jan van Schaik Constructs Deteriorating Architectural Sculptures with LEGO
Elaborately Constructed LEGO Universes by Artist Ekow Nimako Envision an Afrofuturistic World
In His Largest LEGO Work To Date, Ai Weiwei Recreates One of Claude Monet’s Most Famous Paintings
Japanese Lego Master Builds Delicious-Looking Creations From Blocks
LEGO Letterpress: Bird Species from The Netherlands Are Printed with Everyone’s Favorite Toy Bricks
Typeface Studies by Designer Craig Ward Recreate Fonts and Iconic Logos in LEGO
Elaborate Designs by Mitsuru Nikaido Transform Animals and Insects into Complex LEGO Robots
An Undulating Sculpture Recreates Hokusai’s ‘Great Wave’ in 50,000 LEGO Pieces
Jan Vormann Invites Playful Interaction by Patching Crumbling Walls with LEGO Bricks