By Pascale Caussat, The National 21 April 2019 People of Glasgow know what it is to cry over a national treasure. When the Glasgow School of Art, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s masterpiece, was destroyed by the flames not only once but twice, you felt a sense of loss similar to mourning for a loved one.
We caught up with one of our great volunteers, Ian, who has volunteered for the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society for over 5 years. His experiences and dedication allowed him to pursue work in the Arts and Heritage sector and he now works for Glasgow Museums, sharing his Mackintosh knowledge and
Charles Rennie Mackintosh review, Walker Art Gallery – a timely tribute to the guru of Glasgow style
The Telegraph – Mark Hudson, Art Critic 19 MARCH 2019 Britain is ridiculously London-centric. The number of modern art movements that have flourished outside the capital barely fills the fingers of one hand: the St Ives artists, of course; the Bloomsbury Group at Charleston; and, scraping the barrel a bit,
Thermal images disclose extensive damage to The Hill House, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s ‘domestic masterpiece’
The Telegraph – Simon Johnson 18 MARCH 2019 Thermal images have revealed the damp and water damage to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s “domestic masterpiece” is worse than previously thought. The Hill House in Helensburgh was Mackintosh’s vision of a “home for the future”, but decades of wind and rain have caused
Neil Oliver 10 March 2019, The Sunday Times The campaign to restore a Mackintosh masterpiece is inspiring We are a strange and mercurial lot in Scotland. I was in Helensburgh last week, at The Hill House designed by Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. High on a hill above the Firth
Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has been criticised by MSPs in a report into the fire which devastated the Mackintosh Building last year. Image copyright GETTY IMAGES The fire gutted the famous Mackintosh Building in June 2018 Holyrood’s culture committee said the school did not give sufficient priority to safeguarding