HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

We are deeply saddened by the news of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s death. As the UK enters a national period of mourning, like many of you, we will be taking a moment to remember her majesty and the wonderful impact she had on so many of us as the

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Largest Glasgow Girls exhibition since 1990 opens in city

Arianna Pedrazzoli, gallery manager for Lyon & Turnbull Glasgow, observes selection of Glasgow Girls pieces (Pics: Lyon & Turnbull/Julie Howden) THEIR artworks are indelibly associated with Scotland’s largest city, but now a major new exhibition set to bring together the largest collection of pieces by the Glasgow Girls in more

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Recipient of first Mackintosh/DSB Travelling Scholarship announced on Mackintosh’s Birthday

Aurora Takami-Siljedahl will use the award to research the work of Mackintosh in Glasgow and his contemporary, Josef Hoffmann, in Vienna. The scholarship has been established by the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society with support from the DSB Award. A third-year Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) student in the Mackintosh School of

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AGM 2022 – Hybrid Meeting

17th Annual General Meeting – 11 June 2022  Information on the AGM business has been sent out to all members.  If you cannot attend the AGM, the accounts and a full report will be posted on the Society website. Over the last two years, the pandemic has dominated our lives.

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Rudolph Ihlee – The Road to Collioure

Rudolph Ihlee (1883-1968) was a prize-winning student at the Slade where his contemporaries included Stanley Spencer, Mark Gertler, Maxwell Gordon Lightfoot, C.R.W. Nevinson and Edward Wadsworth. Turning his back on a flourishing career in London, he relocated to the southern French town of Collioure, where the Mediterranean light had mesmerised

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The Mackintosh Fire Report Finally Published – 25 January 2022

Despite an unprecedented and extended investigative process, sufficient evidence to support any credible origin and cause hypothesis has not been recovered from the scene or evidenced in witness testimonies or eyewitness accounts. Therefore, the origin and cause of the fire incident at the Mackintosh Building on the 15 June 2018

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The Mackintosh Building at Glasgow School of Art rebuild ‘complete within ten years’

The historic Mackintosh building at Glasgow School of Art is to be rebuilt though it is expected to take up to ten years to complete, The Times can reveal. Penny Macbeth, director and chief executive, said the reconstruction was part of her wider plan for the school, in which the

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Mackintosh in the Saleroom

Next month at Sotheby’s Scottish Art Sale in London, this fine perspective drawing by Charles Rennie Mackintosh of Queen Margaret College will go on sale. CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH 1868-1928 PERSPECTIVE DRAWING OF THE ANATOMICAL SCHOOL, QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW signed and inscribed UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW/QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE MEDICAL

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Mackintosh in the Saleroom

Frances Macdonald McNair was a pivotal artist and designer in the development of the Glasgow Style and Art Nouveau aesthetic in Scotland. Unfortunately only a small group of designs and photographs of executed items survive. Four beautiful jewellery designs appear in the forthcoming Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh, Design Since

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Green light for 78 Derngate’s major extension after council agrees to provide £400,000 in government funding

A major extension of 78 Derngate can go ahead after the council agreed to provide £400,000 in government funding for the Charles Rennie Mackintosh museum in Northampton. West Northamptonshire Council’s cabinet was advised to support the grant at a meeting last night (Tuesday, September 14), as part of the £24.9

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