• Mackintosh: Architect, Artist Icon by John McKean

Mackintosh: Architect, Artist Icon by John McKean

Written by John McKean with photographs by Colin Baxter this lavishly illustrated coffee-table book is a treasure trove of all things Mackintosh. Each chapter looks at a different element of Mackintosh's life and work, forming an excellent overview of Mackintosh, his practice, his social and artistic milieu and his wider place in the artistic and social movements of the time, both in Glasgow and beyond. Aimed at the enthusiastic non-specialist this book will broaden the reader's understanding of Mackintosh

Works examined include illustrations, floral watercolours, French landscape paintings and architectural works. The design sections encompass textiles, stencils, furniture and stained glass. Alongside the Mackintosh House, the book also looks at the tea rooms and Glasgow School of Art.

Hardback: 160 pages
Measures: 24.5 x 2 30.8cm
Publisher: Lomond Books
Publication Date: Sept 2012
ISBN: 9781842041376