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’

School of Art was devastated by two fires in four years JEFF J MITCHELL/GETTY IMAGES 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,

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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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Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Josef Hoffmann, Glasgow, Vienna and joint forces for Modernity

Thursday 23rd September 2021 | 5pm BST | via Zoom Book Your Online Free Ticket Josef Hoffmann, Dining Room in the Purkersdorf Sanatorium, 1904, Copyright MAK Inv. Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Josef Hoffmann, Glasgow, Vienna and joint forces for Modernity. The forthcoming exhibition, JOSEF HOFFMANN: Progress Through Beauty, (15.12.2021–19.06.2022 at the

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Stewarts, Stags, ‘Spooks’ and Splendour; The Story of Scottish Art

Saturday 5th June | 1pm BST | via Zoom Book Your Online Free Ticket Lachlan Goudie takes you on a fast fling through 5,000 years of Scottish art. In a passionate and personal account, brimming with fascinating characters and historical events, Lachlan will describe how creativity shaped Scotland’s past, its

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