A Defence of What is Priceless

Nexus Lecture Robert Hughes

The art world is in a deep crisis. Obsessed by innovation, so-called avant-garde artists flood the market with mass-produced works which lack any depth. As long as a famous name is involved, art collectors are willing to pay obscene amounts of money for such works. Robert Hughes unmasks the current art world and brings to our attention the intrinsic value and beauty of true masterpieces.