Multi-Media Art Hides Life-Size LEGO Props In Photographs
Dean West and Nathan Sawaya’s photo series ‘In Pieces’ features specially-sculpted objects made of the popular blocks placed within the scenes.
‘In Pieces‘ is a multi-media collaboration between sculptor Nathan Sawaya and photographer Dean West. The photo series features specially-sculpted LEGO objects placed within the scenes, which can only be spotted when you look closely at the images. The compositions are based on ideas about nature, culture, society, and identity:
Identity as a cultural creation has been heavily commercialized and manipulated, and we prominently portray this through a highly stylized representation of contemporary life. The integration of Sawaya’s unique sculpture is key to the series’ narrative and aesthetic.