The Art of the Brick

Date:  Dec 27, 2012

SPOILER ALERTS.  IF YOU HAVE NOT WATCH THE EXHIBITION BUT PLANNING TO GO, STOP HERE.  IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO WATCH THE EXIBITION, PLEASE CONTINUE.

Jay Jay has graduated from K2.  So, we no longer sent him to classes.  So, we need to figure out what to play during this holiday for him.

One such activity is visiting museum.  There is this “The Art of the Brick” exhibition at the museum at Marina Bay Sands.

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We went on Dec 20, 2012.  Just Jay Jay and PaPa.

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A huge Lego christmas tree is waiting for you to count.

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Let’s count.

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I counted with formula and it is about 74,000 bricks to build this Christmas Tree.  Let’s hope that we won.

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Don’t forget that you can rent the Digital Guide here.  

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It is basically an iPod with “free” headset.

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Welcome to “The Art of the Brick”.

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Yellow.  Wah, what a strong piece.  Torn apart your chest and show all the brick inside.  Seriously, I don’t think kids will know what is he making.  But Jay does learn that “Oh… you need many LEGO bricks to build this!”

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Press the number of the digital guide, there will be music, explanation, interviews, etc come out from your iPod touch.  Cool.  Jay loves it.

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Swimmer.  Jay learned about “sculpture”.

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Nathan Sawaya must be a trouble kid.  For making such disturbing art.  hahaha man cut his hands off.

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Oh… he is a lawyer.

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Water drops.

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Let’s try to make one.

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Jay, why your water drop so big.

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Look at mine.  HaHaHa Nice.

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Peaces.  This seems easy to make.

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Love.

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An Artist’s View.  I LOVE THIS!

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Look at the painting.

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Now, look at the table.  It looks SO REAL from far.  

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But it is made of LEGO.

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Yes, even the drawers.

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Big and small red apple.

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Blue Guy Sitting of the left.  Fat Boy sitting on the right.

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Step Laddar.  A guy transform into ladder.

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A couple.

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Cat walk.

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I LOVE THIS!  This is Doorway.   Btw, why it is called Doorway?

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Look behind, there is a door.  The green man is sad, and to reach out to him, you need to open the door.

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The Square.

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And the Circle.

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I don’t know what to do.

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Star Trek.  Disintegration.

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Shadow.

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Gangnam Style.

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Singer of the 70’s.

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Singer of the 70’s.  

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Singer of the 70’s.  Not too bad.

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A cool boy.

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And a cool daddy.

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OK.  The interactive corner again.  This is cool.  Take a photo, and it displayed as the best match lego drawings.

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More paintings.

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More paintings.

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More paintings.

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More paintings.

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More paintings.  Jay Jay loves this piece.

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More paintings.

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It is pretty cool.

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Scary.  Music notes with a head.

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I LOVE THIS!  Overcome.  Looks so simple, isn’t it?  LOOK BEHIND.

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Wow.  Looks so real.  Overcome.

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 A huge Lego Pencil.  The fat boy version.

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The black man version.

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And the painting version.

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I LOVE THIS.

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From the side.  It looks so peaceful.

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Oh careful.

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Now the scary section.  Jay Jay definitely don’t like this section.

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I also don’t like.

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Must be made during his darkest moment.

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Looks painful.

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All different colours of skeleton head.

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I love this!  A dinosaur.

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Big Dinosaur.

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Jay’s loves it too.

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The museum.

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All created by this guy.  used to be a lawyer.

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Now playing time.

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Jay Jay build this one, got a pivot, and rotating arm, etc.

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Jay Jay… if you want to be a lego artist, you must become a lawyer first, earn some money, to buy lego bricks, lots of it, and then, you can be a LEGO artist.  hahaha

Go see the exhibition.  Recommended.

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