“Clark recommends the world to us with a strenuous intelligence, humorous quietness, and a practical self-effacing coursage.”
Thomas A Clark was born in Greenock, Scotland. In 1973, with his wife Laurie, he started Moschatel Press, as a vehicle for small publications by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Cid Corman, Jonathan Williams and others. In 1986, the Clarks opened Cairn Gallery, one of the earliest of ‘artist-run spaces’ specialising in Land Art, Minimalism and a lyrical or poetic Conceptualism, which is now located in a small fishing village in Fife. In addition to his books and smaller publications, Clark has also made site-specific installation in galleries, gardens and in the landscape, and has many works in permanent collections world-wide.