Double Art History Review by Becca Pottinger

Article by Becca Pottinger | 19 Aug 2009

You can only sit in wonder at the late afternoon epiphany that made Will Gompertz, a director at the Tate Gallery, think this might be a good idea. Set deep in the shiny Edinburgh University new build at the edge of Quartermile, Gompertz takes an early evening class through the riotous implications of rendering a penis in the style of any modern art-ism of their choosing. Some mediocre ‘in-jokes’ are wedged into a cringe worthy, self-congratulatory demonstration of Powerpoint proficiency. What emerges is a poetic fusing of the worst bits of comedy with everything you ever hated about school.

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