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Artist Nathan Sawaya’s The Art of The Brick coming to the Museum of Science

Starting in February, the Buffalo Museum of Science will be hosting one of the more unusual and sensational exhibits of our time. Contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya will be showcasing his outrageous exhibition titled The Art of The Brick, which was recognized by CNN as a Top 10 ‘Global Must See Exhibition’.

Sawaya has taken the beloved children’s building block – the everyday Lego – and has manipulated the bricks in a way that few can even imagine. The artist has taken the Lego pieces and created 3D sculptures that mimic famous masterpieces by the likes of Van Gogh (Starry Night) and Da Vinci (Mona Lisa).

One of Sawaya’s most touted and recognizable works – called ‘Yellow’ – will also be part of the exhibit (see lead image). This is a chance to see what all of the hype is about in other cities. The Art of The Brick is now coming to Buffalo!

THE ART OF THE BRICK, presented by M&T Bank, at the Buffalo Museum of Science will be on display from February 9 through May 4, 2019.

The Art of The Brick

From February 9 (Saturday) 10:00 am – May 4 (Saturday) 4:00 pm

Buffalo Museum of Science | 1020 Humboldt Pkwy | Buffalo, New York 14211

Get tickets here.

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Written by queenseyes

queenseyes

Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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