Robert Hughes Quotes

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Hair like black ice cream.
— Robert Hughes

critics

The protein of our cultural imagination.
— Robert Hughes

critics

The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive.
— Robert Hughes

art

We want to create a sort of linguistic Lourdes, where evil and misfortune are dispelled by a dip in the waters of euphemism.

euphemism

A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey-wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.

determination

The home of the Utopian impulse was architecture rather than painting or sculpture.  Painting can make us happy, but building is the art we live in; it is the social art par excellence, the carapace of political fantasy, the exoskeleton of one's economic dreams.  It is also the one art nobody can escape.

architecture