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.
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