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Charles Rennie Mackintosh: synthesis in form

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: synthesis in form

Steele, James; Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928

Mackintosh's work has gained increasing respect internationally and his influence is considerable both locally and in the world of architecture and design. This volume looks at the development of his work, discussing projects in detail, and presenting an insightful analysis of Mackintosh's work. Steele draws comparison s with other contemporaries such as MacLaren, Voysey and Baillie-Scott. The book also includes several previously unpublished views of his most important buildings and his work as a painter

Book. English.
Published London: Academy Editions, 1994

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Statement of responsibility: James Steele
ISBN: 1854903837, 9781854903839
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pp. 220-222).
Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour), plans ; 31cm.
Subject: Scotland : architecture : Art Nouveau style


  1. Mackintosh and his time.
  2. Formative work.
  3. Discovery of a style.
  4. Retreat to Walberswick.
  5. The Chelsea years and beyond.
  6. The Mackintosh legacy