William Eggleston

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  • 23 August 2007

This article is from 2007.

William Eggleston

Paul Nesbitt

Paul Nesbitt, curator of the five star William Eggleston exhibition, uses our Festival questionnaire to vent his dislike of green hair and wannabes

5 words to describe Eggleston’s show this year?

Even William Eggleston loves it.

4 exhibitions you really want to see at the Art Festival?

Richard Wright, the Andy Warhol films, Jock McFadyen and Amazing Rare Things.

3 things that you love about the Art Festival?

What it is, what it does and the fact that it will get even better with its first director and a sponsor.

2 things you hate about Edinburgh in August?

Purple (or green) hair and missing Calvin Harris at the Liquid Room because I had to work.

1 thing that you would change about the art scene?


William Eggleston: Portraits 1974, Royal Botanic Gardens, Inverleith House, 248 2983, until 14 Oct, Tue–Sun 10am–5.30pm, free.

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