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Graphic Design

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...In the 1990s, large design consultancies were developed to provide services in all areas of design, but forty years earlier Stewart presaged this trend: his interests ranged from textiles, ceramics and graphics, to exhibition layout...

Edinburgh Tapestry Company, The Dovecot Studios

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Until the 1980s, heads of departments taught four days each week and were expected to continue to work in their own particular field and pursue their own creative activities or undertake courses of study to improve their academic...

A Biographical Sketch

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Robert Allan Stewart 1924–95Born 14 April 1924eldest child of Robert Stewart and Gladys Milne (2 sisters)Robert Stewart Collection Sheila Stewart educatedHutcheson’s Grammar School for Boys, GlasgowSeptember...

Tapestry and Ceramics

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Tapestry Modern French tapestries by Picart Le Doux, Coutaud and Lurcat were ‘by far the most remarkable and impressive works I have yet seen anywhere on the Continent.’ Letter to D. P. Bliss from the Hotel Simmathof...

Textiles

Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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... this context that the cousins Hilary Blackmore and Arthur Stewart-Liberty ‘made their influence felt. They were as full of enthusiasm as their great-uncle, the original Arthur Liberty, but their enthusiasm was for their own contemporary style.’...

Robert Stewart: A Personal Perspective

Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...I have two crisp and indelible memories of Bob Stewart. One is visual, the other is aural.The visual one is of him standing in the freezing cold in the Highland graveyard at Clachan Duich, wrapped in a beaten-up old parka, wearing black...

Formative Years

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Robert Allan Stewart was born on 14 April 1924, the eldest of three children. His father Robert was a manager in industry, eventually becoming a director of Colville’s (later known as Ravenscraig) steel works in Motherwell. He was a shy...

Fashion

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Robert Stewart responded enthusiastically to the changing needs of both his students and commerce. Through visits to English colleges, he was aware that changes in education made closer links with industry even more imperative and set about...

Painting and Landscape: A Sense of Place

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Rugged landscape became part of Stewart’s everyday life when, with a growing family and dissatisfied with the education they received in Glasgow, the Stewarts decided to move. It was inconceivable for him to return to the suburbs and,...

Glasgow School of Art 1949–84

Liz Arthur

Liz Arthur is the former curator of dress and textiles for the Glasgow Museums and the Burrell Collection. She is also the author of a number of catalogues and books including, Robert Stewart Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert Stewart Design 1946–95

A & C Black, 2003

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...Robert Stewart’s Arrival as a member of staff coincided with a period of revival in the fortunes of the Design School, previously regarded as the Cinderella of GSA. Douglas Percy Bliss, the Director, effectively continued the work begun...