One of the enticing things about the work of Margaret Macdonald and Charles Rennie Mackintosh is the intimate creative partnership
Happy birthday Toshie! In honour of his 150th, take a look at some of the Mackintosh myths and misconceptions that still do the rounds…
‘O YE, all ye that walk in Willowwood… that walk with hollow faces burning white…’ In honour of world poetry day, I’d like to share an excerpt of some older research on the Willow Tea Rooms here in Glasgow, the decorative theme of which was inspired by my favourite Dante Gabriel Rossetti poem: Willowwood.
I have long been bothered by the characterisation of Jessie Keppie and Margaret Macdonald as being at odds in this photo… What is it that has made others have such a negative reading of this image?
‘Drawing for a New Year’s Card’, 1890–1928. Graphite with touches of gold pigment, 12 7/8 × 5 1/4 in. (32.7 × 13.4 cm). The Met, New York: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1954; 56.646.2 #Mackintosh150
With all best intentions, I keep failing to update this blog. Truthfully, my job has largely pulled me in another
[Written by Rachael Purse] Dr Robyne Calvert now has two Mackintosh Research PhD students under her wing, Rachael Purse, and
Last Thursday was a another milestone for the Mackintosh Restoration: the first class met inside the building since the time