Thursday Talks: David Michie – Observations

Thursday Talks

David Michie: Observations

Speaker: Professor Pamela Robertson

Thursday 08 November 2018

£10/£12

Abstract: David Michie (1928–2015) OBE, RSA, PSSA, RGI, was a leading figure in the Scottish art scene of the mid to late 20th century, both as an artist and as an educator. This talk will discuss his many achievements, focussing on the artworks included in the major retrospective exhibition at the Glasgow Art Club.

Speaker Biography: Pamela Robertson FRSE, FSA, was Senior Curator at the University of Glasgow’s Hunterian Art Gallery and is Professor Emerita of Mackintosh Studies. She has a long-standing interest in Scottish art and design, seen in her many publications and exhibitions, notably on the career of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Most recently she was Expert Advisor to the Willow Tea Rooms Trust and its revitalisation of the Mackintosh building at the Willow. Her connection to David Michie began on a personal level, when in the 1970s she and his elder daughter were flatmates in North Kelvinside.

 

Schedule

18.00 arrival

18.30 lecture

19.15 Q&A

19.45 supper for members.

Non-members please book via eventbrite

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