Memories Linger Through Legos [The Washington Post]

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After artist Brian Korte met an excitable brother and sister with bright, smiling faces at a Lego convention in 2008, he spoke with their father about creating a portrait of the teenagers, a mosaic Korte would make from the colored plastic bricks. But the conversation about the artwork that would have captured Connor and Brittany… continue »

LEGO Man [BOOMER Magazine]

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By John Packett | February 2, 2016 A local artist has ditched the 9-to-5 to make a hobby his life’s work. As he was growing up in the Northern Virginia sprawl of Great Falls, Brian Korte was not the typical kid out playing sports with his peers or glued to a Nintendo screen. “When I… continue »

Dig That Gig

Dig That Gig: Brian Korte by Paul Spicer Originally posted on, September 20, 2010   Brick by brick, Brian Korte has created a gig unlike any other in the River City. He has built his enterprise on the classic 2×4 LEGO brick. One of the country’s few brick artists, Korte works not with a… continue »

Servant Leadership: an Altruiz review of Brickworkz

by Damon Harris Originally posted to – June 8, 2010 With a show of hands, how many of you grew up playing with Legos? OK! Once again with a show of hands, how many of you thought of using those same Legos to create mosaic style art? Despite the obvious (my not being able… continue »

Feature: Brickworkz

The Tartan: Brickworkz Originally Posted: November 3, 2009  by Dayna Lester It’s amazing what a simple childhood passion can do for your career. Just ask Brian Korte. He is a pro at playing with Lego’s. Well, not so much playing as designing. Brian Korte, founder and owner of Brickworkz, LLC, designs and builds Lego mosaics…. continue »

Building Blocks to Success

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[Radford University Alumni Newsletter] September 10, 2009 January 1, 2010 at 8:13 PM It all begins with an idea. The inspiration can come from a photograph or a piece of art. Sometimes the idea is generated from someone else; someone who is seeking to set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest LEGO image…. continue »

Lego artist tries for a snappy record

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A love of Lego has given Brian Korte a storefront gallery in downtown Richmond to showcase his mosaics made from the multi-colored bricks. JEFFREY KELLEY TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER Oct 31, 2007 And now one of his images might land him in the Guinness World Records. Korte, a 29-year-old from Henrico County who runs Brickworkz, has… continue »