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August 6th, 2012

Robert Hughes, fabled critic, artist, and documentarian dies at the age of 74 in New York.  The Australian writer was described as an “eloquent, combative art critic and historian who lived with an operatic flair and wrote with a sense of authority that owed more to Zola or Ruskin than to his own century”.

Read the article via The Sydney Morning Herald

One Response to “AO Newslink”

  1. Jeff Says:

    From the obit, his wife described him as a “true public intellectual.” That’s accurate. He was one of last of a dying breed. As a child, I watched JKG spar with Buckley and as an adult threw up in my mouth each time I saw clips of Fox & Friends.

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