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Art of the Brick Lego exhibition by Nathan Sawaya opens in New York

An exhibition of artworks made with Lego bricks opens in New York, America. Check out these amazing pictures from the Art of the Brick show by Nathan Sawaya.
Artist Nathan Sawaya poses with one of his many Lego creations. This one is based on the Statue of Liberty.
Artist Nathan Sawaya poses with one of his many Lego creations. This one is based on the Statue of Liberty.
This one is based on a famous painting known as Whistler's Mother by American artist James Whistler.
Lego sculpture based on a famous painting known as Whistler's Mother by American artist James Whistler.
The exhibition called 'Art of the Brick' is now open in New York, but there's a strict 'No Touching!' rule for visitors.
Egyptian head made out of Lego
Nathan says he uses around 15,000-25,000 Lego bricks to create a sculpture of this size.
Lego man
Roar! Nathan says this is one of his biggest sculptures - this Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton is 20 feet long.
Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton made out of lego.
The artists has around 2.5 million Lego bricks at his studio, and he has to go out and buy them all like everyone else.
Lego face
Some of his Lego sculptures take up to three weeks to make.
A giant face made of Lego
The exhibition will be open until January next year.
lego sculptures
Nathan is the first person ever to use Lego in fine art sculptures.
Lego giant face
Nathan says he gets inspiration for his work from his life and experiences... and also surfing the internet!
Lego skulls
Sculptures you would expect to be carved from marble or stone, but made out of Lego!
lego sculptures
Many of his sculptures are based on American life.
Lego farmer family