In the preparations for a recent trip to Italy, I searched for a book who could be a good introduction to the Eternal City, I didnt'want a tourist guide but something deeper,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by fernando
Very readable book about an Australian family and their lives in Sydney. Los of interesting historical stuff amongst the family day-to-day lives. Read morePublished 9 months ago by elizabeth ferris
but the negative comments here are so filled with gratuitous malice that I've gone for five. In fact, the book hovers between four and five stars, and reflects the work not of a... Read morePublished 22 months ago by James Levy
this was a good read, a memoir of one of our best art critics...interesting to get a peek into his lifePublished on January 6, 2013 by paintergirl
This memoir by the famous art critic and author tracks his life from his birth in 1938 to about 1970 when he embarked on his stint as art critic for Time magazine and started to... Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by Robert W. Hermanson
Robert Hughes is a very articulate writer.
I have read other more recent books, but given his recent death, wanted to read some earlier works.
Highly recommended reading.
Fame must have gone to his head. For someone who prides himself on his style it's extraordinarily pedestrian. Read morePublished on September 18, 2012 by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
I've been a Robert Hughes fan literally for decades. His American Visions is the definitive account of American art and when and how it went wrong. Read morePublished on April 23, 2011 by Lone Star Lady