Hughes makes very obvious connection to things I never even considered.
Also unique and priceless is Hughes' puckish sense of humor and willingness to express an opinion - even a negative opinion - about art and architectural movements.
If you are thinking "I don't know much about art but I know what I like" this book will surprise you with its magnificent colour plates and images.
While providing fascinating insight, Robert Hughes can be a bit pompous at times. The way that he sorted the works and artists can be confusing because he mixes artists of... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Elle Burkhart
It is in good quality, but it is old and dirty. I found few bugs in it.. Ew.Published 6 months ago by potter
Best introduction and review of twentieth century art availablePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
The seller was great in sending me the book quickly. I do not blame the seller at all.
My issue is the book itself. Read more
Excellent book for all those interested in art. Timely delivery by book shipper. Would recommend.Published 7 months ago by Sarg
The classic introduction to modern art..
Hughes is eminently readable, and his judgements and observations (for me, anyway) seem right on the mark.
A thoroughly engaging overview of SOME aspects of modern art. Hughes is erudite, opinionated and a bit crotchety, qualities that made him an excellent critic and observer. Read morePublished 11 months ago by jafrank