Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes
Any Joe that wasn’t deprived as a child would have had spent many an hour creating LEGO constructions Zaha Hadid could only dream of. If you weren’t one of those neglected children, or even if you were and want to know what all the LEGO fuss is about, we implore you to head down to the South Bank and check out the new Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes exhibition.
Created by legendary LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya, this art exhibition uses nearly 2,000,000 bricks to create large-scale sculptures of the most enduring Super Heroes and Super Villains from the DC universe. We’re talking Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman, as well as The Joker and Harley Quinn.
It’s the world’s largest collection of Super Heroes-inspired LEGO artwork ever and through a series of immersive galleries, The Art of the Brick: Super Heroes showcases Sawaya’s interpretations on the characters, vehicles, environments and themes found throughout the DC Super Heroes mythology including transformation and reinvention, strength and weakness, as well as the old classic good v evil.
There are over 120 large scale exhibits at the exhibition and they’re all to be displayed in a purpose built space on London’s South Bank throughout the spring and summer. We headed to the first Art of the Brick exhibition in Brick Lane a couple of year ago and the DC-LEGO combo looks set to raise the bar even higher.
Located at Doon Street Car Park just by the Southbank Centre (5mins walk from Waterloo Station), the Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes Exhibition is now open until early September and is only £10 in the opening week. Costing £16.50 for Adults thereafter, head over to the Art of the Brick Website for more details.