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Memory Holloway

Memory Holloway reviews 'The Shock of the New' by Robert Hughes

April 1981, no. 29 18 April 1981
Turn The Shock of the New over and on the back cover Robert Hughes stands in a mirrored room, looking out at the spectator, infinitely reflected in a light filled glass box that looks like one of Portman’s new hotels. The choice of photograph is a key to Hughes and the pages within, for in the text, Hughes describes this Mirrored Room by Lucas Samaras as: a small space, but big enough to s ... (read more)