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The Art of the Brick
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.
"Every piece of art comes with a story."
—Brick Fan (Read More)
"So this is what inspires someone to build a life-size LEGO T-Rex"
—Gizmodo (Read More)
"Beautiful, inside and out. Honest, like only art can be."
—Ninja Brick (Read More)
"Nathan Sawaya shows what happens when you take kid stuff outside the toy box."
"If you are an art lover and enjoy a good autobiography, The Art of the Brick is a wonderful book for you."
—San Francisco Book Review
"I love that in throughout this book there's wonderful pictures, but also dimensions and the exact amount of bricks for each work . . . incredible stuff."
—Luke Bugg, The Geek of Steel
“I never thought LEGO art could be infused with emotions, but Sawaya does just that with his work . . . You will want to look at the pictures over and over and over again.”
—Emmaline MacBeath, Goodreads reviewer
“The pictures of these remarkable creations are wonderful and the story that goes along with them was unexpectedly engrossing.”
—Retired Reader, Amazon reviewer