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Hiking Group at Carmunnock, Glasgow, Scotland

This evening, I am posting images and information on today’s group hike around parts of South Glasgow, Scotland. The route commenced in the village of Carmunnock then to Cathkin Braes and on to Cathcart via Linn Park.

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

This morning, I collected two guests from central Glasgow and then embarked on a Mackintosh, architecture themed tour of Glasgow.

Introduction

Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) was an outstanding architect and designer who pioneered the Modern Movement. He was famous for designing every aspect of a project down to such details as cutlery, furniture and light fittings.

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This evening, I am focusing on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Glasgow Style Gallery at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, Scotland.

Mackintosh was a Glasgow based designer and artist who lived 1868-1928 and has left a legacy of a wide range of work in the Glasgow region. His extensive skills produced jewellery, graphics, wall decoration, paintings, pottery vases, wood engraving, domestic objects and complete buildings with best example of latter represented by the Glasgow School of Art. The heart of his work centred on the design of places to be inhabited. He was one of a group known as the ‘Glasgow Four’ the other three of which were Margaret MacDonald (his wife), Francis MacDonald and Herbert McNair.

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