‘Little Sparta’ a garden created by the collaboration of poet and artist, Ian Hamilton Finlay and Sue Finley, his wife. Based on the idea that a garden is a place for poetry, philosophy, and political thought, words are carved on stone and wood, etc. throughout the garden.

‘Little Sparta’ a garden created by the collaboration of poet and artist, Ian Hamilton Finlay and Sue Finley, his wife. Based on the idea that a garden is a place for poetry, philosophy, and political.

Required Reading: Little Sparta, in Words and Pictures Gardenista

Required Reading: Little Sparta, in Words and Pictures

Spread out in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh, the garden at Little Sparta was created by artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay over decades, with his wife Sue. Simply put, It is one of the greatest works of art created in Scotland.

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Ian Hamilton Finlay, “Rudder” (“We understand the world by imagining its edges.”) Ian Hamilton Finlay, “Rudder,” 1999 One dilemma: my ex.

LITTLE SPARTA | IMG_3648 > a Scottish garden known for literary sculpture by an artist and poet

LITTLE SPARTA | IMG_3648 > a Scottish garden known for literary sculpture by an artist and poet

Marble Paper Boat, Little Sparta

Marble Paper Boat at Little Sparta, Scotland

Little Sparta 'the present order is the disorder of the future' | Visit www.visitlanarkshire.com for art attractions and sights to see in Lanarkshire

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Little Sparta sculpture garden

Little Sparta Trust: visit to garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay containing over 270 of his artworks in specially created settings

..:: Temple of Light ::..Little Sparta Garden - detail - Ian Hamilton Finlay

:: Temple of Light ::.Little Sparta Garden - detail - Ian Hamilton Finlay


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