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Mackintosh Library - Reinvent or Reinstate

Mackintosh library plan should be ditched, says expert

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/mackintosh-library-plan-should-be-ditched-says-expert.25217628

Phil Miller

Arts Correspondent

Wednesday 3 September 2014

The world famous library designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, which was destroyed in the fire at the Glasgow School Of Art, should not be rebuilt as a “Mockintosh” copy, according to an expert. 612 more words

Esther Freud - Mr Mac and Me

Beautiful, observant writing about place; intricate and respectful characterisation, but lacks the dynamic of plot

For the first two-thirds of Esther Freud’s outbreak of first world war, Suffolk coast set novel, I was absolutely content with her fine delicate observations of the natural world, of the world of her twelve year old central character and first person narrator Thomas Maggs, the only surviving son of the local Innkeeper, a man too full of disappointment and of using his own beer as a solution. 581 more words

Book Review

Column: Scotland back to its roots or nae

Scottish voters decide today whether Scotland will be independent or continue its 307-year relationship with Great Britain. Whatever it decides – and the last polls were too close to call – its cultural hegemony over its own appearance will remain as much at risk as that of most other nations. 959 more words

Architecture

More on student-memories.

As promised, here’s the next installment on my return to Glasgow….

After seeing the Art School we went on a tour of my old student flats. 139 more words

Environment Photographer #19 (dbID419)

Thomas Joshua COOPER (b.1946)

Source: History of Photography, Peter Turner

Thomas is a Professor and Senior Researcher in Fine Art at… 473 more words

Photography

Gabriele De Santis

The dance step of a watermelon
while meeting a parrot for the first time

September 18–November 16, 2014

Opening: Wednesday, September 17, 6–9pm
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