Nathan Sawaya is a young American lawyer who gave up his job to devote himself entirely to his art: imagination, colour and creativity expressed through Lego bricks, the same all of us used to play with.
At the Fabbrica del Vapore in Milano (a 1600 sqm space) he offers us a path twisting among more than 100 “sculptures”, entirely made of over a million bricks, depicting dinosaurs, superheroes, but also reconstructions of famous works of art - from Leonardo's Mona Lisa to the Venus of Milo - and various human archetypes.
Not only the works make smile and entertain, but they involve the viewer making him think about the human nature, the surface but also the depth of human beings, the chance that every one of us has to interpret the reality in an original and unique way. For this reason the exhibition is suitable for children of all ages, from 4 years old on. That’s why millions of people have been passionate about Lego bricks for decades: they For this passionate Lego bricks millions of people for decades, bricks permit people to experience dreams, their fears and desires, making them real. No coincidence that "The Art of The Brick” has entertained millions of visitors before arriving in Italy, from the United States to Australia, from Taiwan to China, as well as in major European cities like London, Paris and Brussels.
A joyful plastic Rebirth in Milan!
The Art of the Brick at La Fabbrica del Vapore, via Procaccini 4, Milan.
The exhibition is open daily:
Monday to Wednesday from 10am to 8pm
Thursday from 10am to 11pm
Friday from from 10am to 8pm
Saturday from 10am to 11pm
Sunday from 10am to 9pm
last admission allowed until one hour before closing time of the exhibition.