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Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the modern movement

by Thomas Howarth

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928.,
    • Art nouveau -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas Howarth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6797.M23 H68 1977b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationl, 335 p., [48] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages335
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4561019M
      ISBN 100710085389
      LC Control Number77072348

      Charles Rennie Mackintosh's finest work dates from about a dozen intensely creative years around His buildings in Glasgow, and especially his craggy masterpiece the Glasgow School of Art, are more complex and playful than any other work in Britain at that time. His interiors, many of them designed in collaboration with his wife, Margaret Macdonald, are both .   Nevertheless, Macaulay's tome is a refreshing corrective to Pevsner and to Thomas Howarth, whose Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement ( with later editions) followed Pevsner's line. The only regret is that Macaulay could have been more robust when exposing untrue fatuities for what they are.

      Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Glasgow - London An architect, designer, painter, and graphic artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh was born in Glasgow in He was one of the leading lights of the late 19th-century British Arts and Crafts movement.   Many have simply arisen from hearsay or misunderstandings of history. Almost all have roots in the earliest scholarship on CRM, namely Thomas Howarth‘s book Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement, / Not to disparage this work – it is the foundation text for any serious research in the field.

      Charles Rennie Mackintosh By the turn of the century, Mackintosh had established his own distinct style, drawing together influences from Japan, the Arts and Crafts Movement, and the industrial vigour of Glasgow, the city of his birth, to create a Scottish take on Art Nouveau. The career of the Scottish architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh presents us with a series of paradoxes. He was one of the greats of 20th century design alongside Antoni Gaudí and Frank Lloyd Wright, but he died in obscurity; he was lauded on the Continent in his lifetime, but shunned in architect circles in his native e Trip looks at the light and shade of Author: Matthew Keyte.


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Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement by Howarth, Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Charles Rennie Mackintosh Synthesis in Form James Steele Charles Rennie Mackintosh () is recognised as one of the most original and important designers of the 20th century, and his best known work, the Glasgow School of Art, has achieved the status of architectural icon.

Hailed by some as an early progenitor of the Modern Movement, and others as 'Art Nouveau'. Get this from a library. Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the modern movement. [Thomas Howarth] -- This book describes the continuing efforts that are being made to ensure the preservation of buildings and interiors of historical importance which were designed by.

McKean, professor of architecture at the University of Brighton, and photographer Colin Baxter provide an in-depth overview of the Scottish architect, painter, furniture designer, and graphic artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh ()/5(4).

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was the fourth of eleven children, and one of seven to survive infancy, born to parents Margaret Rennie and William Mackintosh. His father was a policeman whilst his mother was usually bedridden due to being so often pregnant, recovering from birth, or ality: Scottish.

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We have listed below a selection of books on the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. To make it easier for you to find the right book we have indicated whether it is: for the general reader, for students, for academics and for those with a specialist books are brought out regularly and we welcome your comments.

Richard Tames Published by Heinemann. Charles Rennie Mackintosh, (born June 7,Glasgow, Scotland—died DecemLondon, England), Scottish architect and designer who was prominent in the Arts and Crafts Movement in Great Britain.

He was apprenticed to a local architect, John Hutchinson, and attended evening classes at the Glasgow School of Art. In he joined the firm of. Buy Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement 2nd edition by Howarth, Thomas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low 5/5(2). The idea of Charles Rennie Mackintosh as an early modernist may seem absurd to those familiar with his work, but a few passages in one of his lectures are surely what has given rise to such an idea. Thought to have been delivered into a club of painters and other artists, who had.

This book charts Mackintosh's time in France and explores his career as a landscape painter, placing his work in the context of the modern movement. The forty-four paintings Mackintosh is known to have completed while in France are illustrated, and are supported by documentary photographs of the places he painted as well as extracts from his.

Scotland’s most important architect and designer was Charles Rennie Mackintosh (–). In Nikolaus Pevsner’s book Pioneers of the Modern Movement, he called Mackintosh “the. Charles Rennie Mackintosh (7 June – 10 December ) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. His artistic approach had much in common with European work, alongside that of his wife Margaret Macdonald, was influential on European design movements such as Art Nouveau and was born in Glasgow and died Birth place: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Architect, interior designer, furniture designer, painter, and graphic artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh () was a modern Renaissance man.

This far-ranging book by the leading scholars in the field offers new information and ideas about many aspects of Mackintosh's work: his famous tea rooms, his distinctive furniture, and his evocative /5.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, top right, Scottish architect, artist, and furniture and interior designer, influenced the development of the Modern movement. He was a central figure in the development of integrated art-architecture at the turn of the 20th century. Plate 1 – Letter from Charles Rennie Mackintosh to Bassett-Lowke.

Plate 2 – Mackintosh’s designs for the Hall Lounge at 78 Derngate – 78 Derngate Guide Book, Page Plate 3 – Mackintosh’s design for Screen in the Hall Lounge at 78 Derngate – 78 Derngate Guide Book. Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work can be divided into three main areas: public buildings, private homes and tea rooms.

The majority of his work was executed in and around Glasgow, where he was born, trained and lived for most of his adult life. A study of Mackintosh's contributions to the rise of modern architecture. A.L.s. from the author, newspaper clipping, and photograph laid in.

Dust jacket chipped at edges. See More Items By. - Explore sharon's board "Charles Rennie Mackintosh Rose", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Charles rennie mackintosh, Mackintosh design and Arts and crafts movement pins. 13 Aug - The world-famous Mackintosh Library at Glasgow School of Art, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in The Library was sadly destroyed by 10 pins.This book charts Mackintosh’s time in France and explores his career as a landscape painter, placing his work in the context of the modern movement.

The forty-four paintings Mackintosh is known to have completed while in France are illustrated, and are supported by documentary photographs of the places he painted as well as extracts from his.In Mackintosh and Macdonald were invited by the architect and figurehead of the Viennese Secession, Josef Hoffman to present a collaborative design for "The Scottish Room" at the 8th annual exhibition of the movement held in Vienna.

The result was a recreation of one of the many tea room interiors that Mackintosh had designed in Glasgow.