LINN LÜHN

IAN HAMILTON FINLAY

September 4 – October 24, 2015

1925 Born in Nassau, Bahamas
2006 Died in Lanark, Scotland

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Linn Lühn, Düsseldorf, Germany
2014 Terra Mare, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
Ian Hamilton Finlay: Arcadian Revolutionary and Avant-Gardener, DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
2013 Ian Hamilton Finlay: Ring of Waves, David Nolan Galley, New York
Artist Rooms: Ian Hamilton Finlay, Nature Over Again After Poussin 1979-1980, the Park Gallery, Falkirk, Scotland
Ian Hamilton Finlay: Printed Works, Hiram Butler Gallery, Texas
Ian Hamilton Finlay, Tate Britain, London
2012 Ian Hamilton Finlay - Twilight Remembers, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2011 Definitions, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy
2009 Camouflage, David Nolan Gallery, New York
2008 (Neo)Classicism – A Noble Arrow, Nolan Judin, Berlin, Germany
Druckgrafik, Kusthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
2007 The Sonnet is a Sewing-Machine for the Monostich, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2005 Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Sentences, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Scotland
L'Idylle des Cerises, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Early Works from the Wild Hawthorne Press, 1964-1971, National Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh, Scotland
Of Conceits and Collaborators, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
2004 Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Works on Paper, 1968-2000, UBS Gallery, New York
Vessels, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago
2003 Idylls and Interventions, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2002 Maritime Works, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, England, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2001 Souvenirs & Postcards by Ian Hamilton Finlay, The Scottish National Gallery of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
2000 Garden Works, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Souvenirs, Städtische Galerie Grevenbroich im Haus Hartmann, Grevenbroich, Germany
Ian Hamilton Finlay/Richard Tuttle, Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
Nature Over Again After Poussin, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada
1999 Variation on Several Themes, Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
1998 Modern Antiquities, Landesmuseum, Mainz, Germany
1997 Prints, 1963-1997 (traveling exhibition), Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
Stadsgalerij, Heerlen, Netherlands
Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria
Buro Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany
Wild Hawthorne Press, Academie Beelende Kunsten, Maastricht, Netherlands
1996 Reef-Points, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Grains of Salt, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales
1995 Paperworks, Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
Works: Pure and Political, Deichtorhalle, Hamburg, Germany
70th Birthday Show, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1994 Streiflichter: Fragments from the French Revolution, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
3 Sailboats, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
Icons and Proposals, Laumeire Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
1993 CAYC, Buenos Aires
Tate Gallery, London, England
Wildwachsende Blumen, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
The Sonnet is a Sewing Machine for the Monositch, Crawford Arts Centre, St. Andrews, Scotland
12/1794, Galerie Busche, Berlin, Germany
Inscriptions, Massimo Minini Gallery, Brescia, Italy
A Proposal for the Leasowes and Other Works, MBC Dudley, England
1992 Instruments of the Revolution and Other Works, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
City Art Gallery, Leeds, England
10 Maquettes for Neo-Classical Structures, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
1991 Ideologische Ausserungen, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Gallery Stadtpark, Krems
Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Gulfs and Wars, Kunstverein Friedrichshafen, Germany
Malerisamling Lillehammer, Norway
Pastorales, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lubeck, Germany
Definitions, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Kiel, Germany
The Poor Fisherman, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Ian Hamilton Finlay & The Wild Hawthorne Press, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
A Wartime Garden, Galleria Victoria Miro, Florence, Italy
1990 Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Galerie Schedle & Arpagas, Zurich, Switzerland
ACTA & Galleria, Milano, Italy
Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
Christine Burgin, New York
Galerie Jule Kewenig, Frechen, Bachem, Germany
Idylls, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
The Ocean and the Revolution, Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles
Ian Hamilton Finlay & the Wild Hawthorne Press 1958-1990, Firth Street Gallery, London, England
Holzwege, Neuer, Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
A Wartime Garden, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1989 1789-1794, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Wernicke, Stuttgart, Germany
Stadtische Galerie am Markt, Schwabisch-Hall, Germany
Paperworks, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria
Works, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Ireland
Bicentenary Celebrations, Kellie Lodging Gallery, Pittenween, Scotland
1988 Musee d'Art Contemporain, Dunkerque, France
An Exhibition on Two Themes, Galerie Jule Kewenig, Frechen/Bachem, Germany
Michael Klein Gallery, New York
1987 Inter Artes et Naturam, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Foundation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas
Midway, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Pastorales, Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris, France
Poursuites Revolutionnaires, Foundation Cartier pour l'Art, Jouy-en-Josas
Hommage to Ian Hamilton Finlay, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
1986 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
Marat Assasine and Other Works, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
1985 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, England
Eric Fabre Galerie, Paris, France
Little Sparta and Kriegsschatz, Espace Romeau-Chapelle Sainte-Marie, Nevers, France
1984 Talismans and Signifiers, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Liberty, Terror and Virtue, City Art Gallery, Southampton
Print Gallery, Peter Brattinga, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1981 Unnatural Pebbles, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1980 Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Netherlands
Nature Over Again After Poussin, Collins Exhibition Hall, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1977 Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Serpentine Gallery, London, England
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England
1976 Coracle Press, London, England
Hommage to Watteau, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
City Art Gallery, Southampton
1974 National Maritime Museum, London, England
1972 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
1971 Winchester College of Art, Southhampton, England
1970 Ceolfrith Bookshop Gallery, Sunderland, England
1969 Pittencreiff House, Dunfermline, Scotland
Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1968 Axiom Gallery, London, England

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Printed in Norfolk: Coracle Publications 1989-2012, The Gallery at Norwich University, Norwich, England
The Artists’ Postcard Show, Spike Island, Bristol, England
Néon, Who’s afraid of red, yellow and blue?, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Grow Together: Concrete Poetry in Brazil and Scotland, Highland Institute for Contemporary Art, Dalcrombie, Inverness-shire, Scotland
Faster and Slower Lines, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Art + Architecture 11, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2010 one blue moment, Galerie Schütte, Essen, Germany
The Ground Around: idylls, earthworks & thunderbolts, Vilma Gold, London, England
Umso mehr…, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany
Bense und die Künste, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
2009 Art With Paper, Boutwell Draper Gallery, Sydney, Australia
PROJECTS 2, Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
British Council Collection: The Third Dimension, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England
Poor. Old. Tired. Horse., Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Nous tournons en rond dans la nuit, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, France
2008 xviii Biennale Internazionale di Scultura, Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara, Italy
Here We Dance, Tate Modern, London, England
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican, London, England
Sol LeWitt x2, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Arbeiten auf Papier — von Arakawa bis Zimmer — Smlg. Kulak, Otto Galerie, Munich, Germany
Conversations, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, England
2007 Ian Hamilton Finlay & Cerith Wyn Evans, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2006 Tate Triennial, Tate Britain, London, England
Certain Trees: The Constructed Book, Poem and Object 1964-2006, Centre des Livres D'Artistes, Saint-Yrieix-La-Perche, France
Word Power: Concrete Poetry and it's Influences, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen & the Changing Room, Stirling, Scotland
How to Change the World: 60 Years of British Art, Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London, England
2005 Down the Garden Path: The Artist's Garden After Modernism, Queens Museum of Art, New York
Edition, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2004 Art and the Garden, Tate Britain, London, England
Bang, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
2000 Encounters, National Gallery, London, England
1999 Heads Will Roll, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Musee d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal
La Biennale de Montreal, Centre International d'Art, Montreal, Canada
1998 Les Capteurs de Rives, 1st Biennale de Montreal, commissaire; Claude Gosselin, Montreal, Canada
1997 Material Culture, Hayward Gallery, London
Grenzganger, Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany
The Pleasure of Reading, John Gibson Gallery, New York
Wortwechsel, Kunstlerwerkstatt Lothringer Str., Munich, Germany
1996 Galerie Stampa, Zürich
Schwere-Los-Skulpturen, Landesmuseum Linz, Austria
Public Works, Peninsula & Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
1995 Wege der Birke, Bern, Suisse
Where is Abel, Thy Brother? The Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Lesen im Buch der Kunst, Library of Baden, Karlsruhe, Germany
The Green Room, Sydney Gardens, Bath, Australia
1994 Das Jahrhundert des Multiple, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
East of Eden, Museum Schloss Mosigkau, Dessau-Mosigkau
Translokation, Haus der Architektur, Graz, Austria
1993 Konfrontation, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Die Sprache der Kunst, Kunsthalle Wien, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
Skulptur statt Denkmal, Galerie Fricke, Dusseldorf, Germany
Words, Galerie Sfeir-Semler at the Galerie Jergen Becker, Hamburg, Germany
1992 Three British Book Artists', Mandeville Gallery, Univ. of California, San Diego
Force Sight, Schloss Presteneck, Neuenstadt, Stein am Kocher, Germany
Lux Eurpoae, Lux Europae Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland
Verzmelde Werken, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Groningen, Netherlands
1991 Rhetorical Image, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Metropolis, Berlin
Night Lines, Centraalmuseum, Utrecht, Netherland
Virtual Realities, Traveling Gallery Exhibition, Scotland
1990 Von der Natur in der Kunst, Messepalast, Vienna, Austria
Allegorie, Galerie Sfeir-Demmle, Kiel, Germany
Glasgow's Great British Art Exhibition, Scotland
Messepalast Halle E, Vienna, Austria
Poesis, Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
British Art Now: A Subjective View, Stagaya Art Museum, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan
1989 Prospect 89, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
2000 Jahre-Die Gegenwart der Vergangenheit, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
Hier Wird Getanzt, XPO Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
British Sculpture 1960-1988, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium
Buhnen Stucke, Kunstverein, Munchen, Germany Freiheit-Gleichheit n Bruderlichkeit, Germanisches Nationalmuseuem, Nurnberg
Stampa, Basel, Switzerland
1988 Starlit Waters: British Sculpture 1968-88, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
Saturne en Europe, Musee de la Ville de Strasbourg
Triennale Milano, Italy
Pyramiden, Galerie Jule Kewenig, Frechen/Bachem
Art in the Garden, Garden Festival, Glasgow, Scotland
Camouflage, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York
Brittannica: 30 Ans de Sculpture, Le Havre
Skulpturen Republik, exhibition of the Vienna Festival, Vienna, Austria
1987 Documenta 8, Kassel
The Unpainted Landscape, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Monument to Feuerbach, Summer Exhibition, Antwerp, Belgium
Aphrodite of Terror, Edinburgh International Exhibition, Scotland
1986 L'Art et le Sacre Aujourd'hui, Cistercian Abbey, L'Epau, France
Between Object and Image, Madrid and Barcelona, Spain
1985 Promenades, Parc Lullin, Geneva, Switzerland
British Council Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
1984 Merian Park, Basel, Switzerland
1983 Hayward Gallery, London
1977 Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Battersea Park, London, England

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