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  • Published: 1 August 2002
  • ISBN: 9781860468599
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $24.99

Nothing If Not Critical


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A generous selection of forthright essays on art and artists. Hughes tackles the lives and works of over 80 artists, from the old masters to our contemporaries, exploring their achievement (or lack of it) and how they altered the history of art for better or worse.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2002
  • ISBN: 9781860468599
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes, art critic of Time magazine and twice winner of the American College Art Association's F. J. Mather Award for distinguished criticism, is author of The Shock of the New, and of Heaven and Hell in Western Art. He is also author of the acclaimed Nothing if Not Critical, a work on Frank Auerbach; Barcelona, and Culture of Complaint, essays on the fraying of America. Robert Hughes died in August 2012.

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