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I LEGO NY by Christoph Niemann

by Tim Yu in Culture on 03 February 2009

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The most emailed article from the NY Times today, I LEGO N.Y is an imaginative look at New York and the facets of the city's everyday life. The apparently homesick artist, Christoph Niemann comments, "During the cold and dark Berlin winter days, I spend a lot of time with my boys in their room. And as I look at the toys scattered on the floor, my mind inevitably wanders back to New York."

Outside of children, the tendency with Legos is to go big or incredibly detailed, but this projects simplicity and humor is what got us most excited. It's another example that more isn't always better.

Be sure to follow Niemann's Abstract City Blog in the future. A CH favorite, his entries are always thoughtful and well executed.

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More images of some of our favorites after the jump and the full collection is on the NY Times.

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