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Robert Hughes (I) (1938–2012)

Robert Hughes was born on July 28, 1938 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Robert Studley Forrest Hughes. He was a writer and producer, known for Crumb (1994), The Shock of the New (1982) and The Art Game (1966). He was married to Doris Downes, Victoria Whistler and Danne Patricia Emerson. He died on August 6, 2012 in The Bronx, New York, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Crumb
Crumb Himself
(1994)
The Shock of the New
(1980)
The Art Game
The Art Game Himself - Chairer
(1966)
Protected
Protected Narrator
(1975)

Filmography

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 2002 Goya: Crazy Like a Genius (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Australia: Beyond the Fatal Shore (TV Series documentary) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Wave of the Future (2000) ... (writer)
- The Long Goodbye (2000) ... (writer)
- Money, Class and Power (2000) ... (writer)
- After Trousers (2000) ... (writer)
- The Dead Heart (2000) ... (writer)
 1997 American Visions (TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1980 The Shock of the New (TV Mini-Series documentary) (8 episodes)
 1975 Landscape with Figures (TV Series documentary)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Lucian Freud: Paintings". London: Thames & Hudson Ltd., 1988. ISBN 050009179X See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Hughes
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Personal Quote:

[on Marc Chagall] He had a lyric, flyaway, enraptured imagination, allied to an enviable fluency of hand.

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Art critic for TIME magazine since 1970. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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