Few things count so much for a critic as style—it binds readers together with writers like epoxy. Consider, for example, the tenacious Robert Hughes, the legendary writer who died a few weeks ago. Not just "the world's most famous art critic," Hughes was far and away the trade's best prose stylist. Now that the eulogies and the disparagements have rolled past (and appear those slights did, like nasty little razor blades slid in between encomiums), it's time to celebrate Hughes not only as the most important art critic of his time, but also perhaps the best critic of... More >>>