Welcome to History's Bricks

Experience history in a special way with the help of LEGO bricks. Get to know the small bricks in an unprecedented way and find out what's really inside them!

 

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Buildings

My buildings are dedicated to historical subjects. You find lots of great LEGO bricks models, lots of information and ideas about history and its presentation.

 

Exhibits

My creations are sometimes also exhibitioned in a cultural institution or at a LEGO convention. Find out where you can see current exhibits with my work.


Articles

My articles are about anything related to LEGO and history. I analyse and discuss important topics like authenticity, accuracy, gender, violence etc.

 

Videos

My videos show more about my project. They discuss important topics like historical presentation, authenticity, accuracy and more.



Recently on History's Bricks

LEGO history Newsletter V ikings and lego ww2 D-Day Moc

 

Newsletter September: Onslaught of the Vikings, Rise and Fall of an Empire, the speciality of LEGO bricks & more

 

In September's issue of our Newsletter we have various topics. We feature the great Viking collage, Jonas Kramm delivers us even more contents on Vikings. Also we explore the rise and fall of an Empire, we have a very convincing Moc of a D-Day scenery and Benjamin gets us to know the uniqueness of LEGO bricks.

 

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LEGO Fish Lady minifigure Moc

 

Building: The Fish Lady

 

The Fish Lady is my first attempt to transcribt an oil painting into the LEGO medium. While doing that I learnt a lot about LEGO bricks, paintings and their staging and it ended up as my first exhibition piece. 

 

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Albert Einstein and the atomic bomb made with LEGO bricks Newsletter August 2020

 

Newsletter August: Einsteins one mistake, colonial life and ancient artillery

 

In our current issue of the #legohistory newsletter we look at a beautiful and powerful build about the mass destruction of an atomic bomb, we encounter rarely depicted colonial work and also two clever made ancient artillery engines. 

 

(Read the issue now in our Archive).

 

 

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LEGO da Vinci painting the last supper lego art Newsletter July 2020

 

Newsletter July: The Polymath, Forbidden City, Berlin in ruins and castles & castles

 

In our current issue of the #legohistory newsletter we feature our first collab build which is about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci. We also encounter some beautiful reconstructed castles, Rocco is amazing us again with his gigantic old Beijing build and the master of debris depictions is also returning. What an issue!

 

(Read the issue now in our Archive).

 

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British soldiers carrying German Nazi Wehrmacht soldier out of battle LEGO WW2

 

Feature: Thea - a female view on #legoww2

 

I did an Interview with Thea Birch who gives us an insight into her work and her perspective on the legoww2 phenomenon. I also question why and how we depict the WW2 with LEGO and what role gender might play in this.

 

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LEGO minifig US soldiers at Gold Beach D-Day 1944 medic

 

Article: D-Day - yes we remember our own way!

 

It's D-Day anniversary and I have written an article for Omahabricks.com in which I show why the fights in Normandy were so hard and why we commemorate them with LEGO and why I think that's right.

 

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