Yet the distance of time has secured a critical legitimacy for Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art - a building that shares the same combination of clarity and creative nookiness, and has given room for the proto-Modernist conversation to be overlaid upon delight in the articulation of moments, of punctuations, of quotations, of underscoring and, let's admit it, overscoring
Here was a fat, fearful Caesar proclaiming himself immune to flattery; here were combed-forward fringes, oatmeal togas and stock sandals; here was blaring imperial brass and timpani overscoring
a Rome riven by infighting.
In a year of dreadful overscoring
, Asche and Spencer's synth and guitar underscore is in perfect moody tandem with the images.