The Scottish Parliament’s Culture Committee report questions the role of Glasgow School of Art as custodians of the Mackintosh Building, but the art school disputes the accuracy of some of its points.
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Professor Irene McAra-McWilliam, who has been acting as joint interim director, will initially be appointed for one year with a “full candidate search” planned.
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Tom Inns, whose time as director of Glasgow School of Art has been marked by two major fires at the school’s historic Mackintosh building, has resigned.
Speaking on BBC Radio Scotland, the chair of Glasgow School of Art’s board, Muriel Gray, has said there’s “absolutely no way” that the rebuilt Mackintosh building “wouldn’t be a working art school”.
Tributes have been made for the writer and teacher John Calcutt, who was programme leader of Glasgow School of Art’s influential Master of Fine Art programme from 2007-2017.
Work to stabilise the fire-ravaged building is continuing on schedule as the impact on businesses, residents and arts organisations within the security cordon continues to be felt.
Christine Borland’s current show ‘to The Power of Twelve’ looks at the history of Mount Stuart, a neo-gothic country mansion on the island of Bute, during the first world war when it was used as a naval hospital. She talks to Jessica Ramm about the project which sees her return to Mount Stuart fifteen years on from her first exhibition at the Grade A listed house.
In his first interview since the Mackintosh building fire on 15 June, Glasgow School of Art director Tom Inns has confirmed that the Mack will be rebuilt.
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Craft, design and illustration shop Welcome Home and Aye Aye Books book shop are hoping to raise £3,000 each to cover staff wages and other outgoings as the arts venue remains closed in the wake of the Mackintosh Building fire.
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The latest updates after Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building is devastated by fire for the second time in four years. Including: British and Scottish governments pledge to support restoration, Glasgow School of Art contractor previously condemned for fire safety failings, plus were lessons learned from 2014 fire?
As numbness turns to anger following Friday night’s fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building, Chris Sharratt hopes that the building can rise again after this second even more devastating blaze.
A fire, which appears to be much worse than the one in 2014, has gutted Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building which was set to reopen next year.
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Artists including Sir Antony Gormley, Martin Boyce, Cornelia Parker and Douglas Gordon have created new works utilising debris from the Glasgow School of Art fire, to be auctioned at Christie’s London to raise funds for the restoration of the art school’s Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building.
Venue:The Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
From:May 06, 2016
To:May 15, 2016
Five floors in Glasgow School of Art’s Reid Building provide temporary space for the Phoenix Bursary Exhibition, a show of new work by artists from the Phoenix Bursary programme. Richard Taylor talks to two graduates with work in the exhibition and finds out what the bursary meant to them.
Glasgow School of Art has announced Page\Park Architects as the design team to lead the restoration of the Mackintosh Building after last year’s major fire.
After 12 weeks of detailed work, forensic archaeologists have revealed what was lost, and what survived, following last May’s fire at Glasgow School of Art’s historic Mackintosh Building.
MFA students at Glasgow School of Art are calling on the school to reinstate 24-hour access to their studios.
A short review of the recent exhibition at Glasgow School of Art named ‘Posters of the Cuban Revolution’.