Lego Masterpieces

This isn’t “news” in the traditional sense of new
and interesting to the world, but it’s news to me. Did you
know that there are Lego versions of famous paintings?
What?! I saw this rendition of Van Gogh’s self-portrait for
the first time today and have been pretty excited about it ever

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Thanks, Marco
Sodano (creator/artist of said Lego art)
, for combining a
childhood love of Legos with an adult love of

If we have kids someday (and thus Lego
pieces floating around all over the place), I will search high and
low for the right shades of blue blocks to make this happen while
said kids make forts and such. (What? You think I’ll
have better things to do if we have kids? Probably true, but
a girl can dream of future Lego masterpieces.)