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Arena: Art and Design


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This month: Achtung Minen !
The work of Ian Hamilton Finlay
William Feaver introduces the latest work of this unique and controversial artist, known since the 60s as our foremost concrete poet. We visit Finláy's remote home in Scotland, where he has constructed his garden as a poem, a submarine noses its way through the bushes, an aircraft-carrier functions as a bird bath, and the sign on his front lawn tells us to beware of mines - Achtung Minen !
Plus Cleveland Brown a truly original naive painter from North London whose subjects include the Spaghetti House Siege and the Queen's Jubilee.
Commercial Break - News and pictures about other events in the arts.


Unknown: Achtung Minen
Unknown: Ian Hamilton Finlay
Introduces: William Feaver
Unknown: Achtung Minen
Directors: John Hooper
Producer: Leslie Megahey

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