People, Places and Piazzas - Life and Art of Charles H. Mackie
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People, Places and Piazzas - Life and Art of Charles H. Mackie

People, Places and Piazzas - Life and Art of Charles H. Mackie

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George Washington Browne Room, Edinburgh Central Library

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Join author Pat Clark for an illustrated talk on the Scottish artist Charles H. Mackie RSA RSW on the occasion of the launch of her book `People, Places, Piazzas: the Life and Art of Charles H. Mackie' published by Sansom and Co, 2016.

Charles H. Mackie (1862-1920) was well-connected in artistic circles, both at home as a close friend of E.A. Hornel and other Glasgow Boys, and in France, meeting Gauguin, Vuillard and the Nabis. In Edinburgh, where his studio was located, he made a significant contribution to the city's artistic and social circles, as a founder member and chairman of the Socirety for Scottish Artists, as well as carrying out mural commissions for Patrick Geddes. This is the first publication to examine Mackie's work in depth and makes use of new research, bringing many archival and unpublished sources to public view for the first time.

As both an historian and teacher Pat Clark brings her skills as researcher and author to this publication, shedding new light on Mackie's contribution to Scottish art.

There will be an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of the publication at the end of the talk.

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