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
[Written by Rachael Purse] Dr Robyne Calvert now has two Mackintosh Research PhD students under her wing, Rachael Purse, and
Our Bringing Back the Mack PhD student Rachael Purse recently sat down with Liz Davidson, the Mackintosh Restoration Senior Project Manager, to conduct the inaugural five questions interview.
On Monday the 17th of October 2016, over 150 people attended our ‘State of the Mack’ series of short talks. Our ‘Bringing Back the Mack’ PhD student Rachael Purse recaps this Mackintosh Festival event.