Library Exhibitions

Ian Hamilton Finlay & the Wild Hawthorn Press, 1958-1991 (1991)

TitleIan Hamilton Finlay & the Wild Hawthorn Press, 1958-1991
Date1991
CreatorIan Hamilton Finlay
ExhibitionSomething Blue
SubjectArtists' Books; Scottish Art
TypeArtists' Books
DescriptionIan Hamilton Finlay (1925 - 2006) is one of Scotland's most influential artists. His famously eclectic output addressed questions of language, philosophy and poetry. The format of this book refers to one of Finlay's most iconic prints, Blue Sail, first published in 1970. The same text appears on a sundial in the garden at Little Sparta, Finlay's home and greatest work.
LocationEdinburgh
CollectionEdinburgh College of Art Collections Artists Book
ShelfmarkArtists Book FIN

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