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This sculpture is part of my touring exhibit, Big Leagues Little Bricks, celebrating the beauty and lore of baseball as a part of Americana. The show is on display at the Louisville Slugger Museum now through September 2013.

A main feature of this show is a series of figures each in a unique extreme pose indicative to baseball, showcasing the almost dance-like qualities of the sport. This figure is a runner, leaning into his turn as he rounds the bases. The sculpture is half-life size (about 3 feet tall).

Each of these sculptures in the series is built entirely with black LEGO pieces; black doesn't read very well because of shadows, and when you look at them in person they almost look 2-dimensional, like a silhouette. So you could focus on the figures' poses I intentionally left them featureless (like a mannequin). As you walk around them, the silhouettes change, and the figures look like they're really moving.


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  April 4, 2013
I noticed this has 1 like. It deserves 1,000. Excellently done.
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  March 26, 2013
Very nicely done. -LB Jr.
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  March 21, 2013
Doing them all-black was a brilliant decision. Well done.
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