Sculptor Sean Kenney started playing with LEGOs as a kid and has developed a highly impressive collection since then. Now, he’s one of 11 LEGO Certified Professionals who creates modern sculptures for a living. “I just chuckle at the age recommendations printed on the LEGO boxes as I tear them open,” the artist told TOPIC. “I remember when I was very little, I took fear when I heard the Toys ‘R’ Us jingle, ‘I don’t want to grow up, I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us kid,’ because it made me realize that some day I’d grow up and never like toys. Fortunately for me, it never happened.”
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