Sebastian Smee

Smee, an art critic for the Globe, was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Criticism. He previously wrote for a number of publications in London and Sydney. Smee is the author of five books on Lucian Freud, and one on Matisse and Picasso.

Smee’s Frame by Frame columns

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Frame by Frame

‘Negro Soldier’: a haunting portrait worthy of salute

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Sebastian Smee looks at Robert Smullyan Sloan’s work at Harvard Art Museums.

The MFA’s got it; now it’s flaunting it

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The Museum of Fine Arts has rehung several major galleries for painting and sculpture, and the museum already seems rejuvenated.

An art critic, capturing — and catalyzing — his time

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“Exhibitionist,” a collection of Richard Dorment’s best reviews, is a book to learn from, to enjoy, to treasure.

Art Review

At Mass MoCA, wondering about wonder

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The exhibition “Explode Every Day” looks at the intersection of science, art, and wonder.