Rare Charles Rennie Mackintosh painting secured for nation

A rare watercolour by Charles Rennie Mackintosh has been acquired for the nation at auction. The Road through the Rocks was bought by the National Galleries of Scotland for £65,000. The Road through the Rocks dates from c. 1924-25, following his move to the South of France on the advice of

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Developers have lodged appeal for rejected flats beside Glasgow School of Art

Back in April a proposed block of student flats next to Glasgow School of Art’s (GSA) Mackintosh building was rejected by planners. We have now been notified that the developers have lodged an appeal with the Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals. If you wish to lodge further written objections

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Willow Tea Rooms Trust

Opportunities: The ambitious restoration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tea Rooms building provides opportunities for skilled makers in stencilling, textiles, and plasterwork. The Trust is seeking formal tenders for the design development, making and installation of replica curtains, stencilled textile panels, stencilled wall decoration and a decorative gesso panel. If

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Mackintosh Sketch for Sale at Christie’s

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) Sketch for a block of studios and flats for the Arts League of Service, Glebe Place, Chelsea pencil and bodycolour on board 5 ¼ x 5 in. (13.3 x 12.7 cm.) Estimate GBP 4,000 – GBP 6,000 In early 1920, Mackintosh received several commissions for buildings on the

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Rare Mackintosh Painting for Sale

In Mackintosh Watercolours, Roger Billcliffe indicates that this division between art and architecture was the opposite of how Mackintosh viewed his work, but it is an interesting introduction to the particular artistic talent of a man still known best for his architectural designs. Mackintosh drew throughout his life. Earlier in

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SAH 2017 Annual International Conference

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) will present a Mackintosh Symposium, public architecture tours and a seminar on heritage and sustainability as part of its 70th Annual International Conference to be held in Glasgow, June 7–11. These public programs are designed to provide a platform for conference delegates from around

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Mackintosh Bedroom comes home to Bath!

A Bedroom in Bath: Sidney Horstmann and Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition 15 June – 1 October 2017 A suite of furniture designed by the world-famous Glasgow-born architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh is coming ‘home’ to Bath 100 years after it first arrived in the city. Designed for the family

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Mackintosh: Materials & Materiality

A Symposium at The Glasgow School of Art, 7 June 2017. On 7 June, the 149th birthday of Scotland’s renowned architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868–1928), The Glasgow School of Art will present the symposium “Mackintosh: Materials and Materiality,” with the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH). Currently there are several major

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AGM Weekend – Glasgow

We hope that you will be able to attend this year’s AGM which will be held on Saturday 3 June 2017 at 10.30am at Mackintosh Queen’s Cross. A copy of the AGM Notice is included overleaf. Members please note that there will be one vacancy for Council. Nomination forms are

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Exhibition to mark Mackintosh Anniversary

The 150th anniversary of architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s birth will be celebrated with an exhibition of unseen works. Glasgow Museums will commemorate the landmark of the Glasgow-born architect with a programme of events in 2018. One of the highlights, according to curators, will be a temporary exhibition held

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