Well, that has been true for some time, but here are some interesting projects by one guy –
“Mona Lisa”:http://www.ericharshbarger.org/cgi-bin/photo.cgi?mona_lego_0.jpg+lego/images/mona_lego
and a “7-foot Grandfather Clock”:http://www.ericharshbarger.org/cgi-bin/photo.cgi?clock_5.jpg+lego/images/clock

Fun!