People are loving this 12-year-old kid’s ‘genius’ Lego sculpture

Avant-garde lego art.
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It’s not just Ai Weiwei who’s using Lego to create avant-garde art.

This 12-year-old’s submission to a “Kid Creations” Lego display has some parallels to French artist Marcel Duchamp, who challenged the conventional definition of art when he submitted a urinal to an exhibition in 1917.

Created by “Riley,” it’s a single, yellow brick which he’s described as a worm. And the internet loves it.

Hilarious or as ridiculous as it seems, people think young Riley here has a bright future.

And like any artist ahead of their time, there’s bound to be an imitator lurking in the wings. Yes, it’s a fidget spinner.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/07/30/lego-sculpture-twitter-genius/