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

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

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

Press Release

Ian Hamilton Finlay

18 Oct 2012
Press Release announcing Announcing Ian Hamilton Finlay display at Tate Britain
Tate Etc

Cultivated minds: The art of the garden

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

Sketches, letters, etc.

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