Robert Burns for Independence
In this article I show the unbound Scottish patriotism of Robert Burns and argue he would have been a leading voice of the Yes Campaign. Although there will always be those who will toast an anodyn…
Audrey Hepburn and Afghan Girl: the pictures that changed photography – part four
A surrealist advert of Hepburn before she shot to fame, Steve McCurry’s famous green-eyed girl, and Ol’ Blue Eyes on stage at the Royal Albert Hall. Today’s trailblazing pictures range from the 1950s to the 90s
Narcissus, Calum Colvin, hanging in a stairwell at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (One). At first I thought this was a rather unattractive painting but I was transfixed when I read on the plaque that it is a photo. Viewed July 2012.
Calum Colvin: interview
Calum Colvin talks to Christiana Spens about the influences behind his art and photography, his feelings about contemporary Scottish society, and how, if he had the budget, he would like to make a film.