Art comes in all sorts of different forms, from paintings to sculptures to intricate designs all the way to minimalism. Whatever you're into, you can bet someone has been paid thousands and thousands of dollars to create a piece for humans to marvel at. There is often some depth to artists and why they create their pieces but sometimes, it's just to beat a world record.
This cherry blossom tree has just broken the Guinness World Record for the most bricks used in a LEGO creation and we have to say, it's amazing.
Keep scrolling to see some other worthy competitors in the art as well as the coveted blossom tree...
1. The Skin.
via: Brick ArtistNathan Sawaya created all these amazing pieces you're about to see.
2. Heart of America.
via: Brick ArtistAnd he's exceptionally talented at what he does.
via: Brick ArtistCan you believe this is made entirely of LEGO?
4. Mona Lisa.This is the literal definition of art imitating art.
via: Brick ArtistDid you ever think you would ever see a LEGO version of such a masterpiece?
6. Starry Night.
via: Brick ArtistI think I prefer this one to the original.
7. The Swimmer.
via: Brick ArtistAfter being a lawyer for a few years, the artist, Nathan Sawaya decided to give up that life and become a sculpture artist.
via: Brick ArtistThis one is so impressive.
9. Easter Island.
via: Brick ArtistThis piece of art must have taken so long to complete.
via: Brick ArtistEdvard Munch who?
11. The Thinker.
via: Brick ArtistImagine having the patience to be able to finish something as amazing as this.
via: Brick ArtistThe details on this one are bloody amazing.
13. The Man in the Wall.
via: Brick ArtistImagine being this talented?
via: Brick ArtistThis one is especially for all the couples out there. Happy (early) Valentine's Day.
via: Brick ArtistHow does one even portray emotion through LEGO? This piece is simply stunning.
16. The Cherry Blossom.This piece of art has recently broken the record for the most bricks used in a Lego piece, with the total standing at 881,470.
It currently stands proud at Legoland in Nagoya, Japan.Weighing in at just over 7,348 pounds of Legos, this piece is supported by PVC pipes to help it stay standing.
And you'll never guess how long it took to build.The cherry blossom tree took 6,500 hours to complete and stands at fourteen feet tall, and 5 feet wide.
And the best thing is that it even lights up!
via: TwitterWe love it so much!