Lego art

I have often thought (in my more up my own arse moments) of Lego as a means of democratising the production of art. A well known cultural device from which one can easily build an essentially limitless range of things allows for subversion and creation without formal training in the means of production. Outsider art gets a leg up, and all that.

Here are two examples – classic photos reproduced in Lego (including the iconic tennis playing girl) and patching up  historic walls with Lego.