Bricksy: Unauthorized Underground Brick Street Art by Jeff Friesen

By Jeff Friesen

From Jeff Friesen, award-winning photographer and writer of usa of LEGO®, comes a hilarious new booklet of diorama photos that makes use of LEGO bricks to spoof the recognized paintings of the mysterious nameless graffiti artist referred to as Banksy. Friesen provides new aspiring to gritty road artwork utilizing fresh, modernist bricks. Bricksy is going past remodeling the medium via increasing the scenes it performs on and including a funny twist to every one. all of the eighty-four photos is wittily captioned, pleasant to examine, and applicable for quite a lot of a while. on the finish of the booklet is a legend that includes thumbnail reproductions of every unique Banksy so readers can try their wisdom of Banksy’s catalogue with Friesen’s LEGO spinoffs.

While conventional road artwork is frequently rushed alongside via the specter of neighborhood legislations enforcement, Friesen has bountiful time to reimagine Banksy’s paintings into smooth LEGO glory that comes off the partitions and comes to lifestyles. Banksy’s iconic characters achieve fascinating new tales. Readers will detect the place Banksy’s monkeys are taking cost and who the bouquet thrower’s star-crossed lover is.

You’ve by no means visible Banksy like this prior to. You’ve by no means obvious LEGO like this ahead of. Bricksy is a must have ebook for enthusiasts of Banksy, lovers of LEGO, and somebody with a feeling of humor.

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