Coracle Press records 1953-2008 (bulk 1975-2001)
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Biographical/Historical Note Ian Hamilton Finlay is a Scottish artist best known for his concrete poetry, his gardens which incorporate poetry and sculpture, and his penchant for controversy. He was born in 1925 in the Bahamas. His family returned to Scotland when he was a child and he was, briefly, educated there. He left school at 13, and served in the army (RASC) beginning in 1942. After WWII, Finlay began to write short stories and poetry...
Bernard Lassus, landscape designer, born 1929 in Chamalières (Puy de Dôme), France. Began as a painter; and from 1960, also worked as a kinetic and installation artist. His major achievements as a landscape architect are the Parc de la Corderie Royale, Rochefort-sur-Mer (1982-1996), and his landscaping works on French motorways. From the description of [Bernard Lassus papers, 1967-2009]. 1967-2009. (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library). WorldCat record id: 762673842 ...
Erica Van Horn was born in Concord, New Hampshire. The American artist, writer, and bookmaker graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She uses the portability of the printed sheet, mostly in book form, to construct a narrative around the incidental parts of her life. The work now mostly issues through Coracle, a small publishing press based in Ireland, which she directs with Simon Cutts (born 1944), writer, artist, and edi...
Jonathan Williams is a poet, publisher, and photographer. He was educated at St. Albans School, Princeton University, and Black Mountain College, and also studied art and design at the Institute of Design in Chicago. His published books of poetry include An Ear in Bartram's Tree (1969), Blues and Roots/Rue and Bluets (1971), The Loco Logodaedalus in Situ (1972), and Elite/Elate Poems (1979), and his published books of photography include Portrait Photographs (1979) and A Palpable Elysium: Photog...
A unique English outgrowth of the 1960s European revolution in prints, books, and multiples, Coracle Press was founded in London by artist-poet Simon Cutts in 1975, incorporating the remains of Tarasque Press (1964-1972), a prior publishing enterprise of Cutts' (with Stuart Mills). In 1976 Cutts established Coracle Press Gallery in a building adjacent to the press, creating a physical expression of his interest in the relationship between the book and the exhibition. Influenced by concrete poetr...
Mills served in the Navy in World War II from 1942-1945. From the description of Letter, January, 1993. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 706803785 ...
British gallery owner, formerly associated with the Coracle Press. From the description of Announcements, invitations, 1990- (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82094164 ...
Sir Richard Julian Long, CBE, RA (born 2 June 1945) is an English sculptor and one of the best known British land artists. Long is the only artist to have been short-listed four times for the Turner Prize. He was nominated in 1984, 1987 and 1988, and then won the award in 1989 for White Water Line. He currently lives and works in Bristol, the city in which he was born. Long studied at Saint Martin's School of Art before going on to create work using various media including sculpture, photo...
Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener. Much of his work on paper was issued through his own Wild Hawthorne Press, which he founded in 1964. From the description of Collection of printed material from Wild Hawthorn Press, 1977-1990. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 301555191 Scottish concrete poet and garden designer, born 1925. From the description of Thonier : watercolor print, nd. (Unknown)...