Generous, irreverent, politically incorrect, erudite, clear-sighted, very funny, with an irrepressible appetite for all the good things in life, Robert Hughes, who died in New York on 6th August, was also sensitive, sometimes vulnerable and always brutally honest about everything, including himself. He leaves behind him a Hughes-shaped hole the size of Australia.
A magnetically watchable programme, presented by the rumpled art critic Robert Hughes, a man you’d gladly listen to reciting a laundry list
Fantastic in every sense
Watch with wonder
Hughes imbues his impassioned triptych with a zest and humour that is rare in a subject often notoriously dry on television