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Charles Rennie Mackintosh
A globally celebrated artist, designer and architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh developed his unique Art Noveau style from the 1890s to 1920s. Superb examples of his work can still be enjoyed throughout Glasgow.

One of eleven children, Mackintosh studied at Glasgow School of Art, a building he later redesigned. He won a competition to join an architectural firm and went on to become a master, his work varying from private houses to schools.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Not only famed for buildings, Mackintosh was an excellent artist and furniture designer, examples of which can be seen in various sites throughout Glasgow. By the end of the 19th century Glasgow was a leader in European architecture, not least due to the genius of Mackintosh.

Europe quickly appreciated his original designs but he was relatively unknown in his native city before his death in 1928. It is ironic that, towards the end of the 20th century, he was recognized as the father of the now famous 'Glasgow Style'.

His legend lives on in Glasgow and his breathtaking work is truly a must-see experience. There are over 12 public Mackintosh sites to explore and with buildings such as the Glasgow School of Art, Willow Tearooms, and House for an Art Lover to name a few, you will not be disappointed.


The Hill House

Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh
Tel: 01436 673900
The Mackintosh Church, Queens Cross 870 Garscube Road
Tel: 0141 946 6600
McLellan Galleries 270 Sauchiehall Street
Tel: 0141 565 4137
The Willow Tearooms

217 Sauchiehall Street
Tel: 0141 332 0521
Glasgow School
of Art
167 Renfrew Street
Tel: 0141 353 4526
Martyrs' Public
School
Glasgow Museums, Parson Street
Tel: 0141 553 2557
The Lighthouse
11 Mitchell Lane
Tel: 0141 221 6362
Scotland Street
School Museum
Glasgow Museums, 225 Scotland Street
Tel: 0141 287 0500
House for an
Art Lover
Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road
Tel: 0141 353 4770

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