Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Frank Lloyd Wright of Scotland

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his designer wife, Margaret Macdonald, transformed buildings and interior architecture, turning from the claustrophobic stuffiness of Victorian clutter to elegant, simple, dramatic designs that have extraordinary contemporary appeal. Tony Jones, Nerman Family President at Kansas City Art Institute, tells the astonishing and rather tragic tale of Mackintosh’s work and life.

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Archibald Geikie

Archibald Geikie, a Scottish geologist, was born Dec. 28, 1835. Geikie was one of the first geologists to attempt to figure out the origin of the igneous rocks of the western isles of Scotland, known as the Hebrides…