Person    | Male  Born 28/10/1925  Died 27/3/2006

Ian Hamilton Finlay

Categories: Art, Sculpture

Countries: Caribbean Islands, Scotland

Poet, writer, artist and gardener. Born in the Bahamas to Scottish parents and brought up in Scotland. Studied at Glasgow School of Art. Combined his interests by installing concrete poetry in his self-created garden at Little Sparta, near Edinburgh. Died Edinburgh.

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Ian Hamilton Finlay

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Princess Diana - Serpentine Gallery

"The beauty of trees..." is a quotation from Hutcheson.

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John Linnell

John Linnell

Painter of landscapes and portraits. The picture is a self-portrait. Born London. Patron to William Blake. Daughter married Samuel Palmer, the painter.

Person, Art

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Vivian Forbes

Vivian Forbes

Painter and poet. Born London.  Served in the Royal Fusiliers in WW1. Had a close relationship with Glyn Philpot and on Philpot's death, Forbes committed suicide, the day after the funeral. The pi...

Person, Art, Poetry

1 memorial
Charles Shannon

Charles Shannon

Charles Haslewood Shannon. Lithographer and painter. Born Lincolnshire. Met his life partner, Charles Ricketts, in 1882. See there for more about their life and work together. 1929 Shannon suffere...

Person, Art

1 memorial
Martin A. Buckmaster

Martin A. Buckmaster

Elected to membership of the Arts Club in 1897. Still a member in 1920 when The Arts Club and its Members, our source for this information, was published. The oldest member of the club, aged 94 yea...

Person, Art, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Sir Frank Brangwyn

Sir Frank Brangwyn

Artist. Born Bruges, Belgium where his father was working as an architect/artist but his Anglo-Welsh family moved back to London in 1874. Largely self-taught he was skilled in various mediums and c...

Person, Art, Belgium, Wales

1 memorial