Ian Hamilton Finlay

Ian Hamilton Finlay was born in the Bahamas in 1925 to Scottish parents who returned to Scotland when he was a child. After a brief spell at Glasgow School of Art he began his career as a writer and played a leading part in the 'concrete poetry' movement. He is best known for Little Sparta, his home in the Pentland Hills, which he transformed into an original modern conception of a classical garden with sculptures stone inscriptions carefully placed within the landscape.

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