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Will Gompertz

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Name  Will Gompertz
Role  Editor

Spouse  Kate Anderson (m. 1993)
Education  Bedford School
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Books  What Are You Looking At?: The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art
Nominations  News & Documentary Emmy Award for New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture

Born  25 August 1965 (age 55)

Similar  Martin Percy, Laura Kuenssberg, Grayson Perry

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William Edward Gompertz (born 25 August 1965) is the BBC's arts editor.


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Gompertz was previously director of Tate Media, and appeared in a show at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2009 called Double Art History. Gompertz has written extensively for The Guardian and The Times newspapers. He is the author of What Are You Looking At?: 150 Years of Modern Art in the Blink of an Eye.

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He is the son of general practitioner Dr Hugh Gompertz OBE, and is a second cousin to Simon Gompertz, the personal finance correspondent to BBC News. He was born in Kent, and attended Bedford School. He did not take any A-levels.

Gompertz married Kate Anderson in 1993 and they have three sons (born 1995, 1997 and 2001) and one daughter (born 1999).

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