Alasdair Gray

From his dreams of Glasgow to nocturnal self-portraits, there was an edge to the writer and artist: a deep well of strangeness

By Darran Anderson

‘Gray’s presence is painted on the city; he’s a local, living myth’

By Figgy Guyver

From Umberto Eco on fascism to Thomas Pynchon’s stand-in: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton

City Report - 23 Apr 2014

The past, present and future of Glasgow’s art scene

Endpaper design for A Book of Prefaces, 2000

The Glaswegian novelist and artist answers questions about his approach to art, life and literature

By Alasdair Gray