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Robert Hughes

Art Critic, Broadcaster
27 July 1938 to 5 August 2012

A pugnacious Australian art critic, Hughes had already made several art documentaries when he brought out the book and documentary series The Shock of the New (1980). He followed this with further films American Visions (1997), Australia: Beyond The Fatal Shore (2000) and The New Shock of the New (2004).

- Read Robert Hughes' Guardian Obituary