Greek Revolution LEGO heroes turn up at St Basil’s 1821 Greek Art Exhibition


The LEGO figures of Greek Revolution heroes and heroines have paid a visit to the St Basil’s NSW/ACT 1821 Greek Art Exhibition at Sydney’s Town Hall.

The LEGO figures have been specially-created by Australian ‘Lego Classicist,’ Pop-Artist and Historical Archivist, Liam D. Jensen.

They include General Theodoros Kolokotronis, Alexandros Mavrokordatos and Lord Byron, as well as Laskarina Bouboulina, Manto Mavrogenous and Domna Visvizi.

General Theodoros Kolokotronis.

READ MORE: Australian pop-artist immortalises Greek Revolution heroines in LEGO.

Mr Jensen tells The Greek Herald that once he heard there was an exhibition in Sydney where he could see two of the original paintings he had based his LEGO portraits on, he knew he had to see them in person straight away.

“The exhibition was wonderful and to have those original paintings and images juxtaposed amongst the vibrant aluminium modern works of art was amazing,” Mr Jensen adds.

Manto Mavrogenous.

READ MORE: Greek Revolution heroes turned into LEGO figures to celebrate Greek National Day.

The St Basil’s NSW/ACT 1821 Greek Art Exhibition will be open at Sydney’s Town Hall until Sunday, April 3.

It is a collaboration with the Athens War Museum and features rare objects inspired by the Greek Revolution of 1821, as well as the ‘Heroes Made of Metal’ collection of traditional Greek costumes by internationally renowned sculptor Nikos Floros.

READ MORE: 1821 Greek Art Exhibition officially launched at Sydney Town Hall.

Laskarina Bouboulina.

Full Details:

  • ‘1821 Greek Art Exhibition’
  • Exhibition dates: March 13 to April 3, 2022
  • Open 7 days, 9:30am – 4:30pm
  • Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George St, Sydney NSW 2000.
  • Admission is free.




By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Angelo Tsarouchas Skits and Wits tour


Latest News

How Commodore John Stavridis commemorates ANZAC Day every year

Every year, on April 25, Australians honour all those who have fallen, those who have served and all of those who continue to serve.

Australian track and field athlete Mikeala Selaidinakos aims to qualify for Paris Olympics

On Thursday 25 April, Australian track and field athlete Mikeala Selaidinakos will depart for the World Athletics Relays Bahamas 24.

‘I get closer to my faith’: Greek Orthodox people on the importance of fasting for Easter

With Orthodox Easter around the corner, the Lent period leading up to Holy Saturday and Anastasi continues.

Honouring the memory of dual ANZAC Constantine Aroney BEM at his restored grave

Each year on ANZAC Day we commemorate those who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915 and those brave men and women who have fought since.

Women’s justice champ unveils the untold story of WWII ANZACs from Brunswick to Greece

Phil Cleary's latest project, “Gladys and the Brunswick Boys,” delves into the experiences of World War II ANZACs who fought in Greece.

You May Also Like

Legendary Greek composer Yannis Markopoulos laid to rest in Athens

Hundreds of people attended Yiannis Markopoulos’ funeral on Thursday at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens.

Athens protests new Turkish Navtex for hydrographic survey

Greece said on Thursday it had protested to Turkey over its deployment of a research vessel in the Aegean Sea.

Barry Nicolaou shares 10 truth affirmations to get you out of a pandemic funk

Barry Nicolaou shares his 10 truths affirmations for living a happy life and getting you out of a pandemic funk.