Mackintosh artists paint Glasgow School of Art fire as angry protest

THEIR peerless artwork has helped preserve the legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Now Dai and Jenny Vaughan have committed the destruction of his most famous building to the canvas in a devastating painting set to be unveiled this week. The Second Fire at Glasgow School of Art will have its

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Review: Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

Mackintosh exhibition gallery shots at Walker Art Gallery Liverpool. Images by Gareth Jones Review: Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style at Walker Art Gallery Charles Rennie Mackintosh was an artist with his eyes open. The exhibition at Walker Art Gallery, dedicated to his life and work, and that of

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Notre-Dame fire raises important questions

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.

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Obituary – Gavin Stamp, architectural activist, professor at Glasgow School of Art and “Piloti” of Private Eye

Architectural historian and activist and professor at Glasgow’s Mackintosh School of Architecture Born: March 15, 1948; Died: December 30, 2017 GAVIN Stamp, who has died of prostate cancer aged 69, was a historian who specialised in architecture and its preservation, a photographer, a Private Eye columnist (nom-de-plume Piloti), a Tory-turned

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Student flats plan next to Mackintosh Building rejected by Scottish Government

Wonderful news before Christmas, the Scottish Government has rejected an appeal for plans to build a student housing development adjoining Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s world-renowned Glasgow School of Art (GSA) building. Plans by developers Urban Pulse would have seen the former Jumpin’ Jaks nightclub on Sauchiehall Street demolished to make way

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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: 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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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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Planners reject flats beside Glasgow School of Art

A proposed block of student flats next to Glasgow School of Art’s (GSA) Mackintosh building has been rejected by planners. Campaigners said the seven-storey block would have restricted daylight, and would have obscured much of the A-listed building’s south facade. A spokesman for Haus architects said the design aimed to

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Work begins on £10m Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms revamp

Work is beginning on a £10m project to restore and preserve one of Glasgow’s most famous buildings – the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Willow Tea Rooms. The building, in Sauchiehall Street, was bought by the Willow Tea Rooms Trust in 2014 with the aim of restoring the site to its former

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