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Robert Hughes

The Art Market and Art Criticism Will Divorce in 2013: An Allegory

John Seed | Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts
John Seed

In a joint prepared statement issued earlier today, The Art Market and Art Criticism -- two allegorical figures whose uneasy marriage has been under visible strain in the past month -- have confirmed reports that they intend to divorce next year.

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.10.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Monday brought the sad news of the death of Robert Hughes, one of the most influential art critics and historians of the last few decades. We, art lovers, are indebted to this great man.

Towards Eclecticism

John Seed | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts
John Seed

2012-08-09-johnseed123.jpg Eclecticism is beautiful because it allows every label, every approach, every style and every work of art to be allowed into the ring of possibilities.

Robert Hughes: A Recollection

Dorothy Zinberg | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Dorothy Zinberg

Bob Hughes, when he stormed Provincetown, showed us what life looked like when lived through a mega-magnifying glass.

A Few Words About Robert Hughes (1938-2012)

John Seed | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
John Seed

Robert Hughes, the Australian born art critic, writer and television commentator, died on August 6th at the age of 74. For 25 years I have used hi...

Man Trying To 'Smoke Out' Squirrels Sets Home On Fire

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man in suburban Richton Park set his house and part of his neighbor's house on fire Tuesday when he lit a smoke bomb in an attempt to prevent squirr...