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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The Hill House gains Museum Accreditation

Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic masterpiece has been granted official museum accreditation for the first time. The Hill House in Helensburgh, Argyll, is the 10th National Trust for Scotland (NTS) property to gain the accreditation, which is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries. The house, which is undergoing a

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Volunteer Spotlight: Puravi’s Experiences Volunteering for CRMS

In our latest ‘Volunteer Spotlight’ Q&A, we chatted to Puravi Kumar, who joined us in October 2018. After starting as a Mackintosh Visitor Services Volunteer, Puravi quickly demonstrated her interest in research driven projects and so became our new Mackintosh Research Assistant. Puravi has played a crucial part in facilitating

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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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Scottish fire service nears end of ‘formidable’ investigation into Mack fire

The investigation into the major fire that destroyed most of the Glasgow School of Art a year ago has moved into its ’final phases’, according to Scottish fire chiefs. More than 120 firefighters battled to extinguish the blaze when it tore through the landmark Mackintosh building at 11.19pm on June

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s The Hill House – when two roofs are better than one

The architect broke new ground in 1904 with his gorgeous design for a family home. Now, a very modern solution has been adopted to save this expressive masterpiece Catherine Slessor- The GuardianSun 2 Jun 2019 08.00 BST Fate has not been kind to the buildings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland’s

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AGM Weekend 2019 – Glasgow

We hope that you will be able to attend this year’s AGM which will be held on Saturday 8 June 2019. Information on the AGM business, and event details have been posted out to all members. Members from outside Glasgow, who require details of accommodation, can get information from the

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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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Charles Rennie Mackintosh review, Walker Art Gallery – a timely tribute to the guru of Glasgow style

The Sleeping Beauty by Ann Macbeth, embroidered panel, circa 1899-90 CREDIT: CSG CIC GLASGOW MUSEUMS AND LIBRARIES COLLECTIONS 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

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Thermal images disclose extensive damage to The Hill House, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s ‘domestic masterpiece’

Photo issued by National Trust for Scotland of Infra-red Thermographic survey results showing the severity of water damage to the interior of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s iconic property CREDIT: PA The Telegraph – Simon Johnson 18 MARCH 2019 Thermal images have revealed the damp and water damage to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s

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