Tiananmen Square

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    A Lego recreation of Jeff Widener's 1989 photograph of "The unknown rebel".

    Original here ...

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Tianasquare.jpg

    Setup shot here ...

    www.flickr.com/photos/balakovsetup/2377765369/

    It took me hours to make 4 identical Lego tanks from my big bag of random Lego bits! I could have saved some time and only made three.

    Print available on Redbubble.

    ~Jany~, teafordinner, Roc Herms, and 1183 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. bennylin0724 53 months ago | reply

      It is just as powerful in lego. hahah~~

    2. kalloz 53 months ago | reply

      geat shot!!!!

    3. ProVee1Kenobi 51 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot... I wonder if this photo is accesible on Flickr in China..??
      .

    4. RicardoATB 51 months ago | reply

      Very, very good!

    5. I<3 legos in general 50 months ago | reply

      awesome! OCD detail: the bag is in the wrong hand. sorry, just had to skweeze dat 'un out

    6. _wli 47 months ago | reply

      hi
      I have added your tank hero to my profile badge generator for the tiananmen square incident viiv.me/#profile
      please have a look and hope you are okay with it.

    7. trichotillo 47 months ago | reply

      I like this series, but is this really the best subject to be recreated in Legos? It's a little insensitive.

    8. Felipe Santa [deleted] 46 months ago | reply

      Notables montajes...:D se pasooooooooooooo!

    9. Gustavo Solmott 46 months ago | reply

      Espectacular. Great work.

    10. Tim Knopf 42 months ago | reply

      great hommage....the original makes me almost cry.

    11. CarlosHmvc 42 months ago | reply

      Just Amazing!

    12. LindsayCurren 41 months ago | reply

      May I use your Tiananemen Square shot for an article in Transition Voice magazine? We're all volunteer, and it's all online: www.transitionvoice.com

      Best,

      Lindsay Curren

    13. Balakov 41 months ago | reply

      If it's non-commercial use and I get a credit, sure :)

    14. Ben Lepley +_+ 23 months ago | reply

      Add to the Boing Boing group

    15. [bug.a] 19 months ago | reply

      Isn't that a classic too?

    16. cassie_chien 11 months ago | reply

      Great job!!!!!

    17. OlivierMSC 11 months ago | reply

      Shared in : Ariane et le Cuauhtémoc = blogoliviersc.org/?p=6711

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