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Robert Studley Forrest Hughes, AO (28 July 1938–6 August 2012) was an Australian-born art critic, writer and maker of television documentaries.

Early life

Hughes was born in Sydney, Australia in 1938. Hughes died on August 6, 2012 in The Bronx, New York, aged 74.


In 1970, he became the art critic for Time magazine.


  • Order of Australia, 1991

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