A Funny Look at America, Using LEGO Minifigs

In his book 50 States of Lego, photographer Jeff Friesen takes a comical yet artful look at the building blocks of America, one state at a time. Here are some of our favorites.

Excerpted from 50 States of LEGO
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    Jeff Friesen

    New York

    "Give me your tired, your poor, your creamy masses of tartar sauce." —Jeff Friesen

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    Tennessee

    "One can’t help falling in love with a quadruple layer club sandwich." —JF

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    Arizona

    "Good fences make good neighbors?" —JF

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    Massachusetts

    "The British are coming! That much was obvious to Paul Revere." —JF

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    South Dakota

    "A chance encounter provides inspiration for large scale sculpture in the Black Hills." —JF

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    Kansas

    "There’s no place like home, but if your home is frequently blown aloft it helps to wear a parachute indoors." —JF

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    Georgia

    "As it turns out Rhett Butler and Scarlet O’Hara’s passion for one another was easily doused by local firefighters." —JF

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    Wisconsin

    "After jumping the shark Arthur Fonzarelli limited his outdoor activities to helping with the traditional Wisconsin cheese harvest." —JF

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    California

    "Moonbeam’s mellow is never harshed by her Fruitfly brand compost-powered tri-scoot." —JF

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    Oregon

    "Only organic free-range chickens run amuck at the FreeBird food truck. Just don’t get pecked when you pluck." —JF

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    Illinois

    "Bugsy’s mom is thrilled that he’s running his own lemonade stand this summer. He hasn’t rubbed out any of his associates since June." —JF

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    Texas

    "Rounding up little doggies who have lost their way." —JF

    See all 50 of Jeff's States of LEGO here.