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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.

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Frame by Frame

‘Diana and Stag Automaton’ at the MFA

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

The Kunstkammer gallery overflows with fascinating objects, elaborately crafted from rare or unusual materials.

Art Review

Kiefer conjures history, irony, and myth at Mass MoCA

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

Anselm Kiefer’s historically pungent paintings and weighty sculptures are currently on display in a new facility funded by the Hall Art Foundation.

The ticket: Art

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

Sebastian Smee’s picks for notable art exhibitions on view around the region this week.

Art Review

Sentiment trumps substance in ‘Jamie Wyeth’ at MFA

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

The major retrospective misses the sense that the 100 works add up to something original.