Robert Hughes Quotes

Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius. Robert Hughes

One gets tired of the role critics are supposed to have in this culture: It’s like being the piano player in a whorehouse; you don’t have any control over the action going on upstairs. Robert Hughes

Landscape is to American painting what sex and psychoanalysis are to the American novel. Robert Hughes

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize. Robert Hughes

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