The Many Faces of Mona Lisa

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For the past couple of years I have been collecting Mona Lisa pictures from the internet. I like organizing things into categories and then adding to the collection over time. I have image collections of chairs, stairs, birds, bath tubs, black paintings, white paintings, and so on. It sounds crazy but it’s probably healthier than collecting cats, wives or stamps ;-) Continue Reading

Life Size Lego Portrait Sculptures – Nathan Sawaya

New York Lego artist Nathan Sawaya has made the wish list catalogue of the upscale retailer Neiman Marcus this year. Gifts in the christmas catalogue range from $500 to $10 million and include things like an 18,400 record collection with every song from the Billboard Top 100 list from 1955 to 1990 for $275,000, designs for a 3 hole Jack Nicklaus golf course for $1 million, and a $250,000 home bar from Guinness with a one year supply of Guinness draught.Continue Reading

Lego Art or the Art of the Brick

Nathan Sawaya is currently touring the United States with his “The Art of the Brick” exhibition. He just finished exhibiting at the Lancaster Museum of Art where record crowds came to see his work.

The director of the museum said “On opening day, we had to open the doors five hours early to accommodate the hundreds of guests waiting in line outside. In my 28 years in this business, I have never seen a response to a show like this before.”Continue Reading