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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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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Tribute to Patricia Douglas

Patricia Douglas MBE, FRSA 1931–2016 Honorary Secretary 1973 to 1985; Director 1985 to 1998, 2000 to 2001; Honorary Vice President from 2000; Trustee and Patron of the 78 Derngate Trust Patricia Douglas will be remembered by many for her lifelong engagement with Mackintosh and the Mackintosh Society. Her passing in 2016 was

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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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