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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William Hogarth

William Hogarth

Satirical artist and illustrator. Trained as an engraver, he depicted the unseemly behaviour of contemporaries in works like 'The Beggar's Opera' (1728) and 'A Rake's Progress' (1732). Much of his ...

Person, Art, Seriously Famous

12 memorials
Artful Dodger

Artful Dodger

Street artist. Hailed as the new 'Banksy'. Likewise he/she preserves their anonymity, so our picture shows another of their works.

Person, Art

1 memorial
foundation of the Barbican Arts Centre

foundation of the Barbican Arts Centre

1971 - Construction work begins with an estimate of 6 years to completion. 1982 - Barbican opened by The Queen. Londonist have found a map that shows the Barbican overlaid on top of the old street...

Event, Art

1 memorial
Mick Jones

Mick Jones

Mural painter.  Grew up in Coventry and Birmingham.  Son of Jack Jones, trade union leader.  He also produced trade union banners.  Lived in Swain's Lane, Highgate.  Death reported 10 August 2012.

Person, Art

2 memorials
Society of British Artists

Society of British Artists

The following text was copied from the picture source website: The Royal Society of British Artists was established in 1823 by a small group of artists who wished to form an alternative to the Roy...

Group, Art

2 memorials