“In Europe, people took the Lego man to music festivals, art festivals, parades and movie premieres. Here, though, after the happy snapshots, he was loaded into the back of a white beach patrol pickup and taken to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, where he was stowed in a room with other items filed as lost and found, like some misplaced wallet.”
Initially, I dismissed this as a publicity stunt. But now I see it not only as a genuine artistic statement, but also a profound reflection on our society. Click the pic to read the full story.