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eBook Ian Hamilton Finlay: A Wartime Garden epub
  • ISBN: 0948274085
  • Author: Ian Hamilton Finlay
  • Genre: Photography
  • Subcategory: Graphic Design
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Graeme Murray; y First edition edition (June 2, 1991)
  • Pages: 40 pages
  • ePUB size: 1454 kb
  • FB2 size 1923 kb
  • Formats lrf azw mbr docx


Ian Hamilton Finlay, CBE (28 October 1925 – 27 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener. Finlay was born in Nassau, Bahamas, to James Hamilton Finlay and his wife, Annie Pettigrew, both of Scots descent. He was educated at Dollar.

Ian Hamilton Finlay, CBE (28 October 1925 – 27 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener. He was educated at Dollar Academy in Clackmannanshire and later at Glasgow School of Art. At the age of 13, with the outbreak of the Second World War, he was evacuated to family in the countryside. In 1942, he joined the British Army.

Artwork page for ‘A Wartime Garden’, Ian Hamilton Finlay, 1989 Finlay gained recognition in the early 1960s as a concrete poet. At that time he made his first poem-objects, that is, poems whose meaning is expressed through their physical form as well as through the words used. This and his subsequent work has extended poetry is to the realm of sculpture. In 'A Wartime Garden' Finlay juxtaposes images of modern warfare with words evoking pastoral themes and texts by the classical philosopher Plotinus and the nineteenth century writers, Hegel, Feuerbach and Novalis

Ian Hamilton Finlay was born to Scottish parents in the Bahamas, where his father . Finlay’s first collections of writing include The Sea Bed and Other Stories (1958) and the poetry collection The Dancers Inherit the Party (1960)

Ian Hamilton Finlay was born to Scottish parents in the Bahamas, where his father allegedly ran alcohol to the United States. Finlay’s first collections of writing include The Sea Bed and Other Stories (1958) and the poetry collection The Dancers Inherit the Party (1960). Finlay’s work began to be noticed by American poets such as Robert Creeley, Robert Duncan, and Lorine Niedecker-all of whom Finlay would publish in the magazine Poor.

A Wartime Garden book. Ian Hamilton Finlay was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener. He was educated at Dollar Academy and joined the British Army in 1942. At the end of the war, Finlay worked as a shepherd, before beginning to write short stories and poems, while living on Rousay, in Orkney. He published his first book, The Sea Bed and Other Stories in 1958 with some of his plays broadcast on the BBC, and some s Ian Hamilton Finlay was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener.

Arguably the artist Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest wor. his magical (a word that really doesn’t do it justice) garden is littered with 275 of his . Large groups should please contact the gallery in advance to book a visit. his magical (a word that really doesn’t do it justice) garden is littered with 275 of his witty, elegant and often poetic sculptures and text pieces (these often hewn into the smooth stones that are dotted around this lush trail). Nancy Durrant and Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Times. All general enquiries should be sent to infooria-miro.

Finlay's garden Little Sparta is one of the wonders of 20th-century art. Now a collection of his artworks has been brought indoors . When I hear the words Arts Council", Ian Hamilton Finlay once wrote, "I reach for my water pistol. The body in the line of fire was the Scottish Arts Council. Now a collection of his artworks has been brought indoors at the Tate. James Campbell finds clarity and lyricism in the work of a difficult artist. The choice of weapons was not just a joke: in retreat from a world in which the art object is apt to be overshadowed by its publicity, Finlay created his sculptural garden at Stonypath, Lanarkshire, in the Pentland Hills some 30 miles south-west of Edinburgh.

Ian Hamilton Finlay, Ron Costley, John Andrew," Art Documentation: Journal of the Art Libraries Society of North America 9, no. 4 (Winter 1990): 214-214.

Garden Marathon 2011: Patrick Eyres - Ian Hamilton Finlay and Little Sparta. The Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon was the sixth in the Gallery's acclaimed Marathon series. This two-day event explored the concept of the garden. Little Sparta: the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay. 2 January at 03:19 ·.

Blue Chip Representation. He is well known for his word art, poetry, and text carved into stone or transformed into neon signs and recurring references like Virgil, seafaring culture, the French Revolution, and World War II.

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