Robert Hughes Quotes


10 Robert Hughes quotes:



"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."
"Most of the untranscribed and unpublished manuscripts in the book popped out of boxes at me when I wasn't looking for them; I picked them up out of the corner of my eye."
"The protein of our cultural imagination."
"It was the basilica of gossip, the Vatican of inside dope."
"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop."
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"The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize."
"Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world."
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"The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive."
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"Popular in our time, unpopular in his. So runs the stereotype of rejected genius."
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"[It] was a secular cathedral, dedicated to the rites of travel."
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