About the Program
In this Encore Booknotes from 1997, art critic Robert Hughes discussed his book, “American Visions." In the book, Mr. Hughes analyzed the associations between American culture and the art it has produced. “American Visions” examines more than three centuries of events, movements, and personalities in American art and architecture.
Robert Hughes (1938-2012)
Australian Robert Hughes, who died on August 6, 2012, had been an art critic for Time magazine for more than 25 years. His books included “Heaven and Hell in Western Art,” “The Shock of the New,” “The Fatal Shore,” “The Culture of Complaint,” “Barcelona,” and a collection of reviews, “Nothing If Not Critical.”
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