Ian Hamilton Finlay
1925 - 2006
Died in Edinburgh (GB), born in Nassau (BS).
"... I run the Wild Hawthorn Press, and edit Poor.Old.Tired.Horse. And I make toys, and toy/sculptures, with wood. I have also designed poems for glass, and concrete poems for use in architecture..." (Ian Hamiltion Finlay as he describes himself in a letter to Paul De Vree.)
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Ian Hamilton Finlay, Poor.Old.Tired.Horse. number 19. Periodical, ink, paper, 24 x 16.3 cm.
Ian Hamilton Finlay, Poor.Old.Tired.Horse. number 7. Periodical, ink, paper.
National Flags Series: Va...
Ian Hamilton Finlay, National Flags Series: Valhalla, 1975. Print, postcard; ink on paper, 105 x 148 mm.
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NEONLICHT #2 - Ian Hamilt...
26 April 2012 - 22 May 2012.
NEONLICHT [NEON LIGHT] is a series of presentations, where each month a crucial actor from the world of concrete, sonore and visual poetry is
NEONLICHT #5 - Pierre Gar...
13 September 2012 - 01 January 2012.
NEON LIGHT, a series of presentations ahead of '25 Years of M HKA, 5 Ensembles', where each month a crucial actor from the world of concrete,
IAN HAMILTON FINLAY - Bib...
12 May 2018 - 02 September 2018.
The Scottish poet-publisher and visual artist Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a figurehead of concrete and visual poetry. In 1958 the vis
A NON-U-MENTAL HISTORY OF...
11 September 2021 - 09 January 2022.
As part of an ongoing reflection on the origins and identity of the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA), a series of exhibitions bring
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Ian Hamilton Finlay's Poor.Old.Tired.Horse. (POTH; 1962-1968) is one of the most important visual poetry magazines internationally. POTH not
The Dutch poet Frans Vanderlinde called his magazine Vers Univers (six numbers from May 1966 to September 1967) magazine for evolutionary poe