Evening Times

City show takes new look at Burns


A GLAS­GOW artist is us­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion to shed new light on Robert Burns’ life.

Gra­ham Fa­gen will tell the tale of the poet’s at­tempts to travel to Ja­maica in 1786, when he wanted to work on a sugar plan­ta­tion.

The ex­hi­bi­tion, called Down­presserer af­ter a song by Ja­maican mu­si­cian Peter Tosh, is at the Gallery of Mod­ern Art from March 15 to May 28.

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