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Robert Hughes (1) (1938–2012)

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Robert Hughes was born in Sydney, Australia on July 28, 1938. He studied art and architecture at the University of Sydney. He pursued art criticism mostly as a sideline while painting, writing poetry and serving as a cartoonist for the weekly intellectual journal The Observer. He left Australia and visa mer spent time in Italy before settling in London, where he became a well-known critical voice and wrote for several newspapers. He was chief art critic for Time magazine for over 30 years. He wrote several books including The Fatal Shore, American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America, Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America, Things I Didn't Know, and Rome. He also hosted an eight-part documentary about the development of modernism from the Impressionists through Warhol entitled The Shock of the New. It was seen by more than 25 million viewers when it ran first on BBC and then on PBS. He also wrote a book by the same name about the series. He died after a long illness on August 6, 2012 at the age of 74. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Verk av Robert Hughes

The Shock of the New (1980) 1,213 exemplar
Barcelona (1991) 762 exemplar
Goya (2003) 483 exemplar
Barcelona the Great Enchantress (2004) 206 exemplar
Things I Didn't Know: A Memoir (2006) 193 exemplar
Lucian Freud: Paintings (1987) 158 exemplar
Amish: The Art Of The Quilt (1990) 108 exemplar
The art of Australia (1970) 96 exemplar
The Portable Magritte (2001) 71 exemplar
Frank Auerbach (1990) 57 exemplar
Heaven and Hell in Western Art (1968) 25 exemplar
The Portable Van Gogh (1900) 22 exemplar
The Portable Picasso (2003) 15 exemplar
The Portable Matisse (2002) 15 exemplar
The Portable Dalí (2003) 9 exemplar
Donald Friend (1965) 9 exemplar
Film 3 exemplar
Andrew Wyeth in Perspective (2012) 1 exemplar
Leesgids Australië (2003) 1 exemplar
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius (2008) 1 exemplar

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Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation (1984) — Bidragsgivare — 222 exemplar
The Balthazar Cookbook (2003) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor121 exemplar
The Ern Malley Affair (1993) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor; Efterord, vissa utgåvor104 exemplar
The complete paintings of Bruegel (1900) — Inledning, vissa utgåvor59 exemplar
The Reluctant Republic (1993) — Inledning — 25 exemplar
The Best Australian Essays 2006 (2006) — Bidragsgivare — 23 exemplar
Art of the Real : Nine American Figurative Painters (1983) — Förord, vissa utgåvor; Förord — 21 exemplar
The Best Australian Essays 2005 (2005) — Bidragsgivare — 17 exemplar

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Robert Hughes writes beautifully and I was enchanted with his book "the Shock of the New. And here, with "Barcelona" he's done a great job. I worked for four years in Spain and made a number of trips to Barcelona. Loved the place and managed to see a fair bit of it. Though, as a tourist, one never really gets to know a city. Hughes's book is mainly historical but some delightful sections about Picasso and Gaudi. I really liked the book and I'm sad to see kit going to a charity. But I have to downsize my library and this is one of the victims. The reality is that I will never be able to sit down and re-read it ....pity. I give it five stars.… (mer)
 
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booktsunami | 12 andra recensioner | Jan 17, 2024 |
Wow. wonderfully written. depressing. horrible. brutal. what an incredible story. very hard to believe that this was true and it most certainly was.
 
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RachelGMB | 53 andra recensioner | Dec 27, 2023 |
Cartoné son sobrecubierta ilustrada
Buen estado
 
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Accitanus | 5 andra recensioner | Sep 16, 2023 |
The book version of an exciting PBS series.
 
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mykl-s | 5 andra recensioner | Aug 12, 2023 |

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Verk
50
Även av
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Medlemmar
10,181
Popularitet
#2,332
Betyg
4.0
Recensioner
125
ISBN
251
Språk
13
Favoritmärkt
14

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