Sean Kenney: Art with LEGO bricks
White henry lily     ‹ Back to portfolio
Lily LEGO art by Sean Kenney
36" x 84" x 20"        32,514 LEGO elements.        Completed May 22, 2014
Come visit! This sculpture is part of Nature Connects, my award-winning, record-breaking exhibit of LEGO sculptures, currently touring the U.S. and Canada. Read more and come visit!


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Building it

My assistant Jung Ah (below) designed and built this sculpture over the course of two months.  It’s one of the most delicate large sculptures we’ve created to date, so it was important to design it in a way that the various leaves and petals could naturally fall onto one another to create structure and support.


We were lucky that we could purchase a lot of otherwise very rare pink LEGO pieces, but even still were limited by the fact that only a few very small sizes and shapes are available.  We had to layer many, many small pieces together to create the massive pink center of the flower in a structurally sound way.


Google image searches (below) and photos we took of real Lilies were the inspiration and source for the design details of the sculpture.




Jung Ah loves her work, it seems!