Robert Hughes

Dumbed-down ‘accessible’ writing is just as bad as obscurantist art-speak

20 May 2016 13:26

When the art critic Robert Hughes died in 2012, someone from the Times turned up on Channel 4 News to…

The Turner Prize lives the myth of constant renewal

3 December 2013 13:29

Let’s imagine for a minute that the Turner Prize is cancelled next year. Would anyone care? A few members of…

Do political correctness and the culture wars make us less tolerant?

16 January 2013 19:58

I have a confession. I saw a report on the Suzanne Moore row, and fled immediately for the safety of…

RIP Robert Hughes: Enemy of the Woozy

7 August 2012 18:23

Few books have had a greater effect on me than Robert Hughes’ Culture of Complaint. The clarity of Hughes’ style…

Robert Hughes RIP

7 August 2012 12:02

It has been a bad week for men of letters, with the loss of Gore Vidal a few days ago…