Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of four artists and designers who made up “The Four”, a group influential in the popularization of Art Nouveau in the U.K. His work uses elongated forms, flowing lines, and flattened geometric arrangements. The influence of newly available Japanese designs and prints is clearly evident, admired for its efficient and economical use of stark lines, as opposed to the extravagant and ostentatious styles previously popular in Europe.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh was a Scottish architect, designer, and painter. He was a designer in the Post-Impressionist movement and one of the main advocates of Art Nouveau in the United Kingdom.
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