Bricks & Blooms: Art Meets Nature Meets LEGOs

Spy birds, bears, and other wonders created brick by brick.

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Artist Sean Kenney creates large-scale animals from LEGO bricks. See the sculptures at South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes from Feb. 19 through May 8.
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Artist Sean Kenney creates large-scale animals from LEGO bricks. See the sculptures at South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes from Feb. 19 through May 8.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"(N)early a half million toy bricks" are included in the installation, an installation that includes...
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..."15 nature-themed sculptures" in all, including a sweet polar bear and cubs.
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As with every professional LEGO artwork, the wow factor extends to the details.
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The South Coast Botanic Garden is the national tour's only Southern California stop.
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The sculptures took the NYC-based nature lover seven months to bring to life.
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A sweet dragonfly...
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...is a bit bigger than he first appears.
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Birds are popular themes for the artist. Look for the 575-piece goldfinch and the 31,555-brick'd hummingbird.
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Mr. Kenney's traveling show is on the road around the U.S. into 2019.
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Flowers and insects make a LEGO-lovely tableau...
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As does a classic fox. See "Nature Connects" in Palos Verdes from Feb. 19 through May 8, 2016.
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