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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 Out of Control (1984), Crumb (1994) and Bunnicula (2016). He was married to Doris Downes, Victoria Whistler and Danne Patricia Emerson. He died on August 6, 2012 in The Bronx, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Out of Control
Out of Control Producer
Crumb Himself
Bunnicula Writer
Canvas Writer


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 2017 Bunnicula (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Hole of the Unworthy (2017) ... (story - as Robert F. Hughes)
 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) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- The Chains of Arcady (1975) ... (narrative script)
 1966-1971 Canvas (TV Series) (narrative script - 2 episodes)
- Mona Lisa (1971) ... (narrative script)
- The Maryrdom of St Matthew (1966) ... (narrative script)
 1966 The Art Game (TV Mini-Series) (narrative script - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Episode #2.6 (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Episode #2.5 (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Episode #2.4 (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Episode #2.3 (1966) ... (narrative script)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(book) "Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists". London and New York: Penguin, 1992. ISBN 014016524X See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Hughes | Robert F. Hughes

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


Art critic for TIME magazine since 1970. See more »

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