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- [Feb 1983] (Creation)
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This poster advertised a lecture given by actor Burt Kwouk and director Joe McGrath which was held in the Mackintosh Lecture Theatre on the 23rd of February 1983. Burt Kwouk is famously known for his character Cato in the Pink Panther films while Joe McGrath was a student at The Glasgow School Of Art in the 1940s. The poster was printed by Bob Stewart who was a senior member of staff at The Glasgow School Of Art at this time.
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This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.
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Robert Stewart was one of the foremost British designers of the second half of the twentieth century. His work revolutionized design in postwar Britain. Trained at the Glasgow School of Art in the 1940s. He took charge of the printed textiles department there in 1949. He was passionately interested in surface design and became one of the most significant influences in the field. He designed for Liberty, Donald Brothers, and the Edinburgh Tapestry Company in Great Britain and North America before forming his own company to produce printed ceramic kitchenware. During the 1970s and 1980s he designed and manufactured large-scale ceramic murals for public buildings. During his thirty-five years at the Glasgow School of Art, Stewart proved to be an inspiring and influential teacher. His legacy is to be found in his many successful former students now working in a variety of fields, including textiles and theatre design.
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Screen print done in a six colour separation on white card.
Dimensions: 903 x 640 mm
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- The Glasgow School of Art (Subject)
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