Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark

by Mike Doyle

November 2014, 340 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-59327-586-0
Full Color, Hardcover
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Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark showcases dark LEGO master­pieces from artists around the world. From realistic sculptures of creepy ­crawlers to impressionist works of shadowy nightmares, this collection will leave you marveling at every turn. But dark has its lighter side, too—with sculptures of dark chocolate as well as plenty of black humor on display.

Gothic fantasies and sci-fi horrors come to life in scenes created entirely with the simple LEGO brick. Step into a world of pure imagination in Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark.

Praise for the first volume of Beautiful LEGO

“Far from child’s play. An astonishing collection.”
—Publishers Weekly

"One man's quest to prove LEGO can be art."
—The Los Angeles Times

"Brickloads of art."
—The Wall Street Journal

"A stunning array."
—Today.com

"LEGO! It really doesn't get any better than this."
—Wired.com

"Jawdropping."
—Interior Design


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About the Author

Mike Doyle is an internationally acclaimed artist working in LEGO and the author of Beautiful LEGO. His work has been shown at the pop culture–inspired ­Gallery1988 and the Columbus Museum of Art, and is part of the inaugural collection at the Museum of Realist Art in Boston. His largest work to date is Contact I—a 6×6-foot masterwork built from more than 200,000 LEGO elements. He works as a graphic designer in Manhattan and lives in New Jersey.


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Reviews

"A feast for the senses."
—Wired.com (Read More)

"These LEGO masterpieces capture the fear and humor of the 'dark' side."
—Slate (Read More)

"A collection of elaborate art displays from around the world."
—John McMurtrie, San Francisco Chronicle (Read More)

"A macabre sequel to his wildly popular 2013 book."
—Colossal (Read More)

"The dark side of LEGO can be beautifully creepy."
—io9 (Read More)

"Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark presents a variety of artists' shadowy, macabre, and black comedy brick creations."
—Boing Boing (Read More)

"Mike Doyle is on a quest to prove that LEGO is a proper and wonderful medium for art."
—Gizmodo (Read More)

"Showcases exceptional LEGO sculptures by artists from around the world."
—Laughing Squid (Read More)

"Famed brick building artist and author Mike Doyle is back with another book of LEGO-based art – this time with a decidedly spooky theme."
—Visual News (Read More)

"If you loved the first, you'll like this one too."
—Brickset (Read More)

"Mike delivers again with another 300 pages of gorgeously photographed creations."
—The Brothers Brick (Read More)

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