Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night was painted in June 1889 and shows the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of a make believe village added in for ambience. One brick artist recreated this famous scene using LEGO and their set is becoming a reality. That’s right, soon this masterpiece can be sitting on your desk, minifigure van Gogh, easel, painting pallete and all.
The swirling clouds are formed by clips and brackets, while plates stack to form the hillsides as well as bushes. Now the curved parts were a bit tricyk, but they build up to form the cypress tree. The artist’s favorite section is the inclined plate stack on the right, which captures the angled brush strokes within the moon-lit cloud. In all, there are 1,552 pieces.
- You can tell everyone how to get to Sesame Street and spark nostalgic memories when you build and display this LEGO Ideas (21324) set, featuring the iconic 123 Sesame Street building and Hooper’s Store
- The set features Elmo, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie minifigures, plus Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird figures; Also includes Slimey the Worm, Dorothy the Goldfish, Radar the Teddy Bear and Rubber Ducky figures
- The 123 Sesame Street model features Elmo's bedroom and Bert and Ernie's apartment, including the iconic portrait of the pair and Ernie’s bath, plus lots more authentic details and accessory elements to delight fans
- The Sesame Street corner also includes Hooper’s Store, Big Bird’s nest, Oscar the Grouch’s trash can and more, making this 1,367-piece building kit a fun way to spend quality time on your own or with the family
- The model measures over 9.4” (24cm) high, 14.2” (36.2cm) wide and 8.2” (21cm) deep; An eye-catching display piece for your home, it also makes the best LEGO gift for Sesame Street fans and hobbyists in your life
A huge congratulations to Truman Cheng (aka legotruman) as his Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night recreation has been selected as one of the next LEGO Ideas sets. Truman’s fan concept of one of the most famous paintings and painters illustrates a whole new way to think about LEGO art, which is truly remarkable,” said LEGO.