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THE ART OF THE BRICK Exhibition in St Petersburg (SecureDating.com)

An exhibition “The Art of the Brick” that is already known around the world has finally opened in the cultural capital of RussiaSt Petersburg. This expo offers every pretty Russian woman and man to uncover a magical world, put together from small colourful pieces of LEGO constructor. The CNN channel has deemed this project to be one of the brightest exhibitions of year 2017. It has already been shown in USA, Australia and Europe. After its great success in Moscow, the exhibition has opened in one of the most exclusive St Petersburg’s shopping centers – “Galeria”.

In Galeria’s exposition pavilion you can find over 80 impressive sculptures created from millions of colourful LEGO bricks by the New York artist Nathan Sawaya. Here you will see portraits of famous people, such as Bob Dylan and Andy Warhol, the heroes from various movies and cartoons, three-dimentional paintings like “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Johannes Vermeer, Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”, “Scream” by Edvard Munch, Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night”, and many others.

The artist has managed to change viewer’s perception of LEGO bricks as a child’s toy and prove that they can become the medium for artistic masterpieces that are deep and expressive.

In the interactive part of the exhibition is located a free-art zone, where anyone can create their own art piece from the vibrant plastic bricks. The most interesting and creative works will be presented in a separate gallery.

(More about the project here)