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Nothing If Not Critical by Robert Hughes
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Jun 02, 2011

it was amazing
Read from June 02 to July 03, 2011

Whether or not one agrees with Hughes's critique of the current art market (or that of the 1980s, when this book came out), I don't think one can find much fault with the depth and breadth of his knowledge of art history. "Nothing If Not Critical" serves as a very good survey of Western art. The book, unfortunately, has no illustrations, and a few artists whose work he didn't write essays about are probably missing, but, boy, the writing is wonderful, and Hughes's love of art is evident throughout.
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