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 Scotland Glasgow Light Magic The Life and Work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh


Though Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Scottish architect, designer and artist, is hailed for spearheading the art deco movement, he had little success in his lifetime. Mackintosh, along with the rest of his comrades, known as "the four" and including his wife, Margaret Macdonald, are held largely responsible for the Glaswegian style. Drawing on the English arts and crafts movement, Mackintosh set the stage in Glasgow for art noveau. His designs are beautiful examples of early modernism, and have been celebrated and replicated throughout the cosmopolitan city.

This iToor will introduce you to the work and life of one of the most innovative and notable architects of the twentieth century.

Highlights include:

* Visiting almost everything he designed in Glasgow that is still standing.
* Seeing The Lighthouse Building, Mackintosh's first public commission and home of the "Mack" center.
* Going to the Glasgow School of Art, where "the four" first met, and which is considered o

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