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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Art Review

In Portland, well met by moonlight

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Tim Rollins & K.O.S. tackle Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Frame by Frame

Staring him right in the face

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The sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt took rendering facial expressions to a whole new level.

Art Review

The MFA updates its moderns, beautifully

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The museum rehangs the third floor of the Art of the Americas Wing, and the fascinating result plays to the collection’s strengths.

The Ticket Art

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Sebastian Smee’s selection of noteworthy shows in the region.