Nearly one million LEGO® bricks will bond together for a captivating installation from a corporate lawyer turned contemporary artist, Nathan Sawaya. If you’re wondering why “The Art of the Brick” rings some bells, the famous exhibition showcased to sold-out crowds of over 80,000 visitors eight years ago. The LEGO® exhibit made its Boston debut back in Faneuil Hall in 2014.
The show will returned to Boston on Friday, November 18, double the size with some returning favorites and some new never-before-seen art. Over 90 masterpieces will fill the space at 343 Newbury Street for a museum-inspired experience, you’ll never look at the building block toys the same. Due to extreme popularity, the exhibit will extend its presence here in Boston until April 30.
The hero installation of the exhibit is the fan favorite, Yellow, a male sculpture ripping at his chest, Superman style, with thousands of cascading bricks. Visitors can also enjoy a 20-foot-long T-Rex skeleton, an enormous LEGO® skull, and renditions of timeless art like Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.
Artist Nathan Sawaya is excited to return to Boston as he explained in a recent press interview.
“This bespoke Boston art installation explores some new themes I’m excited to showcase, as well as highlighting some old favorites, New England has always welcomed THE ART OF THE BRICK warmly and we are thrilled to be returning after almost a decade.”
“The Art of the Brick” was showcased in 24 countries and inspired over 10 million fans across 6 continents. Awe at the mesmerizing display of the childhood favorite toy as it becomes larger-than-life art.
For more information and to reserve your visit, check out their website here.
Find “The Art of the Brick” at 343 Newbury Street from November 18, 2022, to April 30, 2023