07/08/2012 11:41 BST | Updated 07/10/2012 10:12 BST

Robert Hughes Criticising, Commentating And Clashing Like Only He Could (VIDEO)

Whether it's explaining the purpose of art sat outside the Eiffel Tower or growling at anyone who believes Andy Warhol was a great artist, Robert Hughes' love of art was endlessly infectious and entertaining.

As the world remembers the man who made art criticism into an art form in its own right, here's eight videos that show why he was considered one of the wittiest, engaging - and in some cases, intimidating - cultural commentators of our times.

Robert Hughes Video Highlights