The author's turn of phrase is clever and entertaining.
This book is a sum of most of the author's articles published in Time Magazine and other medias and covers old masters as well as modern and contemporary artists.
Hughes takes the entire history of art and gives a critical analysis that is at once brilliant, humorous, and economical.
varieties of insights coupled to indelicate humor and a wealth of art historical experience.Published 3 months ago by David A. Dunlop
You may disagree with Hughes (I bristled at his dismissal of Chagall as "kitschy") but you won't be bored. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Joseph Poka
This is a great book for anyone really interested in Art. It gives the background of art through time which helps one understand what is good art or not.Published on February 8, 2013 by Lorna D. Wallace
Robert Hughes was a superb teacher because he was passionate about Art and Art in today's times, had wonderfully high standards and is greatly missed by people who still care... Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by DavidJ