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The Quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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Published by Luath Press Limited .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art Nouveau,
  • Biography: general,
  • Individual artists,
  • Art,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Art/Individual Artist,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Chronological Period/19th Century

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8775783M
ISBN 101905222432
ISBN 109781905222438

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Quest For Ser.: The Quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh by John Cairney (, Perfect) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Buy The Quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh by Cairney, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(11). Like Charles Rennie Mackintosh John Cairney began his career at the age of 15 at the Glasgow School of Art. He tells of the working life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh as well as the beautiful love story which tragically ended with Mackintosh's sudden death at the age of His wife and co-artist, Margaret Macdonald died three years Range: £ - £ Originally printed in the May - June issue of Quest magazine. Citation: Senior, Alan. "The Symbolic Art of Charles Rennie MacKintosh." Quest (MAY - JUNE ): By Alan Senior. While serving his apprenticeship in Glasgow, Charles Rennie Mackintosh () attended evening classes in architecture at Glasgow School of Art.

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, /5(1). Just published in June The Quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh by John Cairney (Hardcover pages (June ) Luath Press; ISBN: ) is a biography of the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It focuses on the man behind the famous architect and among others examines the relationship with his wife Margaret Macdonald.   Buy The Quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh by Cairney, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Flowers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Pamela Robertson, an acknowledged authority on Mackintosh, examines the artist's u /5(8).

Get this from a library! The quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh. [John Cairney] -- "Charles Rennie Mackintosh is established in the Scottish iconography as an architect of originality, a designer of genius and a painter of exceptional quality. He is, however, an enigma as a man.". Charles Rennie Mackintosh can be described as the greatest-ever Scottish architect, a water colourist of genius or a capricious interior designer with a flair for unstable furniture. John Cairney tells of the working life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh as well as the beautiful love story which tragically ended with his sudden death at the age of   The Quest for Charles Rennie Mackintosh, September , Features & Reports, Architecture and the built environment is an integral part of our society and we hope to provide a useful platform for debate, information and inspiration. This book is a fantastic introduction to Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the man, the architect, the artist. Alan Crawford sets out his stall in the foreword to challenge what he sees as the “Mackintosh myth” and instead addresses the facts of the artist’s life and works and, crucially, the nature of his collaboration with his wife Margaret.