There’s no imagination like that of a child, and the LEGO Group is bringing that to the world of art through its latest Fly Away Isles installation. The LEGO Group is teaming up with visionary artist Hebru Brantley for the new immersive play installation that will be housed in the heart of West Harlem. Local children involved with The Brotherhood Sister Sol (BroSis) nonprofit youth development organization were invited to share their ideas surrounding community play by building their own world using medium LEGO® bricks.
Aug 11, 2022
Chicago artist Hebru Brantley skyrocketed to well-known fame with his mural-style, futuristic work. Mainly, his motifs center on his signature characters Flyboy and Lil Momma, inspired by Tuskegee Airmen. Now, he’s bringing his imaginative world to Bombay Sapphire. In a press release, the world’s No. 1 premium gin announced its collaboration with Brantley for its first-ever artist-designed bottle in North America. The limited-edition bottle—a blue-toned glass featuring various characters from the Hebru Brand universe—will benefit the Chicago chapter of Black Lives Matter. “When you create something unique like this, you want it to inspire hope for a better future and shine a light on the courage and resilience of Black people in America,” Brantley said. “It felt only right that Bombay Sapphire and I were able to do this together to benefit Black Lives Matter Chicago, to support the critical work they do in fighting for racial justice in my hometown.”...
Jul 2, 2020