Robert Hughes - Quotes

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A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop. ---->>>

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.

The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive. ---->>>

It was the basilica of gossip, the Vatican of inside dope. ---->>>

It was a secular cathedral, dedicated to the rites of travel.

It was a secular cathedral, dedicated to the rites of travel.

Landscape is to American painting what sex and psychoanalysis are to the American novel. ---->>>

Nothing they design ever gets in the way of a work of art. ---->>>

Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius. ---->>>

Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Australian
Born: 07-28, 1938
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Die: 2012-08-06
Occupation: Critic
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Robert Studley Forrest Hughes AO (28 July 1938 – 6 August 2012) was an Australian-born art critic, writer, and producer of television documentaries. His best seller The Fatal Shore (1987) is a study of the British penal colonies and early history of Australia. He was described in 1997 by Robert Boynton of The New York Times as "the most famous art critic in the world (wikipedia)