This article is from 2007.
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.