Best of America

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.

New York

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

Tennessee

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

Arizona

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"Good fences make good neighbors?" —JF

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Massachusetts

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

South Dakota

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

Kansas

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"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

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

Wisconsin

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

California

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

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Oregon

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

Illinois

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"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

Texas

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

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

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