Ian Hamilton Finlay

1925–2006

Ian Hamilton Finlay, ‘Arcadia [collaboration with George Oliver]’ 1973
Arcadia [collaboration with George Oliver] 1973
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In Tate Britain

Biography

Ian Hamilton Finlay, CBE (28 October 1925 – 27 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener.

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Artworks

Film and audio

Ian Hamilton Finlay: Little Sparta

A garden the artist created outside his home near Edinburgh

Features

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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