Ian Hamilton Finlay


Ian Hamilton Finlay, ‘Arcadia [collaboration with George Oliver]’ 1973
Arcadia [collaboration with George Oliver] 1973
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Ian Hamilton Finlay, CBE (28 October 1925 – 27 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener.

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Ian Hamilton Finlay: Little Sparta

A garden the artist created outside his home near Edinburgh



ARTIST ROOMS blog: Falkirk Youth Ambassadors

Park Gallery Youth Ambassadors

The Park Gallery Youth Ambassadors from Falkirk tell us about their projects in the park and on Instagram for the ...

Late at Tate: Performing Architecture revisited

Marianne Mulvey

I began writing this just over a fortnight after Late at Tate Britain: Performing Architecture and so my memory might ...


Work of the week: The World Has Been Empty Since the Romans by Ian Hamilton Finlay

Naomi Richmond-Swift1

Do you know what concrete poetry is?

Tate Etc

Cultivated minds: The art of the garden

Martin Postle and Christoph Becker

Martin Postle talks to Christoph Becker about artists and the inspiration of their gardens

Sketches, letters, etc.

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