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New book showcases the art of Nathan Sawaya,
the world’s most famous LEGO artist

The Art of the Brick

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San Francisco, CA (September 24, 2014) — Nathan Sawaya, the world’s most famous LEGO® artist, has just completed a new book that showcases his artwork and tells the story behind each creation.

At last in The Art of the Brick: A Life in LEGO (No Starch Press, October 2014, hardcover, $29.95), Sawaya’s fans have a stunning, full-color collection of his most recognizable and inspirational pieces.

Sawaya, whose work has been called "awesome" by the Huffington Post and "amazing" by Good Morning America, quit his job as a lawyer to create art with LEGO bricks. Today, he is world renowned as the artist who turns heaps of LEGO into mind-boggling sculptures.

Millions around the world were introduced to Sawaya’s work through his global art exhibitions, which CNN called one of the top 10 "must see exhibitions in the world." The New York Times wrote, "It is difficult to walk through this exhibition...and not smile in amazement. Sawaya’s playfulness is contagious."

Now, thanks to the release of this new book, millions more can enjoy the brilliance of his work at home. With hundreds of beautiful photos, personal anecdotes, and behind-the-scenes looks at Sawaya’s work, The Art of the Brick delivers rare insight into what inspires this artist to turn the world’s favorite toy into art.

"The Art of the Brick will be treasured by all who love LEGO and appreciate the effort that goes into creating memorable artwork," says Bill Pollock, Founder of No Starch Press.

The Art of the Brick arrives in bookstores everywhere in October 2014.


Sample pages from The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick The Art of the Brick
The Art of the Brick The Art of the Brick
About the Author

Nathan Sawaya is the award-winning artist who brought LEGO into the art world. He has more than 4 million LEGO bricks in his art studios and is the creator of The Art of The Brick exhibition that has entertained millions of fans around the globe.

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No Starch Press Catalog Page

The Art of the Brick The Art of the Brick
Publisher: No Starch Press
By Nathan Sawaya
Print ISBN: 9781593275884, $31.95
October 2014, 248 pp.
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