C.R. Mackintosh : the Poetics of Workmanship. (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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C.R. Mackintosh : the Poetics of Workmanship.

Author: Brett, David.
Publisher: Reaktion Books 2004.
Series: Reaktion Books - Essays in Art and Culture Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between 1896 and 1906, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) produced a series of buildings and interiors in and around Glasgow of such startling invention that he immediately established himself as one of the truly great figures in early twentieth-century architecture and design. David Brett argues that Mackintosh's originality was grounded in a highly subjective "poetics of workmanship", in which the structure,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Rennie Mackintosh; Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brett, David.
ISBN: 9780948462221 0948462221 1283333511 9781283333511 9781861898395 1861898398
OCLC Number: 762101584
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages)
Contents: The Poetics of Workmanship Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1-The City and the Context --
2-Decoration into Structure: The Role of Drawing --
3-The Poetics of Workmanship --
4-Modernity and the Interior --
References --
Chronology --
List of Illustrations.
Series Title: Reaktion Books - Essays in Art and Culture Ser.

Abstract:

Between 1896 and 1906, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 - 1928) produced a series of buildings and interiors in and around Glasgow of such startling invention that he immediately established himself  Read more...

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`Informative and exciting... it makes compulsive reading' - Journal of Design History

 
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