“The Art of the Brick” traveling exhibition – using millions of LEGO® bricks to recreate artistic masterpieces –makes its Texas debut at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science Feb. 23. The critically acclaimed exhibition touts the largest, most elaborate display of works constructed using only LEGO bricks.
Created by internationally renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, “The Art of the Brick” inspires ingenuity and creativity with original pieces and re-imagined versions of famous works of art. These include Van Gogh’s Starry Night and Michelangelo’s David and Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. A hands-on creative space, “The Science of the Brick,” allows guests to unlock their inner engineers, architects and artists. The exhibition also offers a gallery showcasing an innovative, multimedia collection of LEGO-brick infused photography. The photography was produced in tandem with award-winning photographer Dean West.
Presented in English and Spanish, the exhibition runs Feb. 23-Aug. 18, and requires a surcharge for members and non-members. Member preview days are Feb. 21-22. “The Art of the Brick” was produced by TSX and is presented locally by Highland Capital Management. The Science of the Brick is presented locally by Texas Instruments, Inc…
… “Kids and adults alike have a natural affinity for LEGO bricks, which introduce kids to principles of design and engineering in a fun way, so it’s no surprise that this exhibition has reached incredible levels of popularity around the world,” said Thomas Surgent, Highland Capital Management partner and chief compliance officer. “Highland Capital Management is excited to continue to bring world-class exhibitions to the heart of Dallas.”
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