20. The Baroness and the Urinal with John Higgs

Odditorium favourite John Higgs returns to challenge the ‘truth’ of one of the most famous pieces of art of the 20th century: Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’. Higgs presents the case that a bohemian sexual adventuress, Baroness Von Elsa Freytag-Loringhoven, was actually behind Duchamp’s creation, and that the history of the conceptual art movement really began with her. In the studio, Dave Mounfield decides it’s time to become an artist and has an inspiring idea after nipping out for a Jimmy Riddle.

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