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Robert Hughes
(1938-2012) born on
Jul 28
Australian critic. He is an Art critic for "Time" magazine, 1970-; wrote "Art of Australia," 1966 and "The Fatal Shore," 1987.
         
   
F
Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world.

R
A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.
A
An ideal museum show would . . . be a mating of "Brideshead Revisited . . .," with "House & Garden. . . .," provoking intense and pleasurable nostalgia for a past that none of its audience has had.
N
Nothing they design ever gets in the way of a work of art.
K
Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Fatal Shore," Knopf 86; in "Time," 2 Feb 87
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: On "The Treasure Houses of Britain" exhibit at Washington DC's National Gallery of Art, in "Time," 11 Nov 85
N: On Kevin Roche, John Dinkeloo & Associates' design for new wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in "Time," 2 Feb 87
K: On Caravaggio exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in "Time," 11 Mar 85
   


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