The exhibition “PIECE OF PEACE: World Heritage Made with LEGO Bricks Part-4 Final” will be held at Shinsaibashi Parco in Osaka from November 20 (Sat) to December 12 (Sun), 2021.
An Exhibition of World Heritage Sites Made with LEGO Bricks
This is a charity art exhibition that started in 2003 and has been held in various cities for about 18 years. The exhibition has been held in various cities for about 18 years. The exhibition has toured not only many Japanese cities, but also overseas, with a total of 3.7 million visitors. The current exhibition at Shinsaibashi Parco will be the final exhibition.
Jomon cedars, Eiffel Tower, Amalfi Coast, etc. on display for the first time in Osaka
At the venue, world heritage sites from more than 30 countries expressed with LEGO bricks are gathered. More than 18 models will be exhibited for the first time in Osaka. Japanese World Heritage sites, such as the Jomon cedars of Yakushima and the ancient tombs of Hyakucho and Furuichi, as well as the Amalfi Coast in Italy, the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, and the mountain railroads of India, are precisely reproduced with LEGO bricks.
World heritage sites such as the Statue of Liberty and the Taj Mahal.
The lineup includes Itsukushima Shrine, Kinkakuji Temple and Kiyomizu Temple, as well as a full range of archival display models. You can see many of the magnificent world heritage sites at once, such as the Palace of Westminster in England, the Statue of Liberty in the United States, the Taj Mahal in India, Angkor in Cambodia, the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, and the Acropolis in Athens.
Expanded Sacrada Familia & Shuri Castle Reproduction Corner
In addition, the Sagrada Familia, scheduled for completion in 2026, the 100th anniversary of the death of architect Antonio Gaudi, will also make an appearance. An expanded collection of Antonio Gaudi’s works will be exhibited at Shinsaibashi Parco for the first time.
In addition, there is a corner that recreates the buildings around the Oniwa of Shurijo Castle, which suffered from a fire in 2019. It will be displayed together with the Shurijo phoenix “Shinsei Fusyo” drawn by Shoji Kawamori and the photographic works of photographer Naoki Ishikawa.
There will also be works on the theme of “Lego bricks x art” by Tatsuya Tanaka, a miniature photographer and artist, and Shoji Kawamori, who has worked on the “Aquarion” series and “Macross” series, as well as “World Heritage Sites x Art” by John Warwicker and Naoki Ishikawa. The exhibition also includes works created by John Warwicker and Naoki Ishikawa on the theme of “world heritage x art. The archival exhibitions by artists and creators such as Kazuo Umezu, Kyohei Sakaguchi, Naoki Honjo, and Nozue Hibino are also noteworthy.
PIECE OF PEACE: The World Heritage Exhibition Made with LEGO Bricks PART-4 FINAL
【Exhibition Period】 Nov. 20 (Sat) – Dec. 12 (Sun), 2021 *Admission until 30 minutes before closing *Closes at 18:00 on the last day of the exhibition
【Place】 Shinsaibashi Parco 14F Parco Event Hall
【Address】 1-8-3 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
【Fee】 Adults (junior high school students and older): 600 yen, elementary school students: 300 yen, preschool children: free