Go to You Tube and look up The Shock of the New or American Visions. You’ll be entertained and will learn a ton.
I met him once, briefly, in the New York Public Library. Mark Lamster introduced us. This morning, Mark posted a funny bit on his Facebook page:
My most memorable conversation with Robert Hughes, in the NYPL Allen room:
Me: “What are you working on now?”
Him, with gruff humor: “Another goddamn book.”
[Photo Credit: News Image Limited Library; featured painting by Richard Diebenkorn]