Nathan Sawaya is renowned for his incredible, sometimes surreal, sculptures and portraits—all made from LEGO® bricks. The Art of the Brick is a stunning, full-color showcase of the work that has made Sawaya the world’s most famous LEGO artist. Featuring hundreds of photos of his impressive art and behind-the-scenes details about how these creations came to be, The Art of the Brick is an inside look at how Sawaya transformed a toy into an art form. Follow one man’s unique obsession and see the amazing places it has taken him. Praise for Sawayas's work "Sawaya's playfulness is contagious." — The New York Times "Anything but child's play..." — The Wall Street Journal "Amazing, lifelike LEGO® masterpieces". — Good Morning America "This is, maybe, the most beautiful art I've ever seen". — Stephen Colbert
Nathan Sawaya is the New York-based artist who first brought LEGO into the art world. Sawaya has more than 4 million tiny colored bricks in his New York and Los Angeles art studios.