Impressive Brick Sculptures by Brad Spencer

North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer uses the unique tool of bricks to create his work. Although brick sculptures can be dated back to ancient Babylon, Spencer explores the dichotomy of optical illusions and the three-dimensional nature of his sculptures. He extends the concrete square walls into human figures composed of curves and faces, which blend with the brick pattern. 


Beauty in brick

USA-based sculptor Brad Spencer has been forging beautiful art installations in brick. Using a hammer, chisel and sanding, Spencer has created unique designs featuring lifelike figures with a high level of detail. To see his latest work, visit

By Rachel Lawler

Rachel is Staff Writer for Materials World magazine. As well as blogging regularly here, you can read her articles in every issue of the magazine online at