Janet Boulton first visited Little Sparta in 1993. In the publication ML11 8NG, shared below, you can see a selection of Boulton’s paintings, paperpulp relief works and artworks in her garden which relate to Little Sparta and Ian Hamilton Finlay.
“There’s a great joy in making tributes. It’s a recognition of the importance of these people to my work and my life.”
Janet Boulton, Foreground/Background: A Day in Janet Boulton’s Garden, September 2014. A film by Distant Object Productions.
In this short film Boulton talks about her art and her garden, and the influences of other artists and gardens, including the work of Ian Hamilton Finlay.