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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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Peabody Essex brings Calder’s art back to Boston

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

At the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Alexander Calder’s beautiful works are the subject of a numinous exhibition.

The ticket: Art

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

Sebastian Smee’s picks for noteworthy museum exhibitions on view in Boston and the surrounding area this week.

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Mark Bradford’s bold vision at the Rose

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

With texturally rich paintings and allusive sculptures at the Rose Art Museum, Bradford recasts contemporary issues in mythic dimensions.

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McMullen sheds new light on Cuban modernist Lam

By Sebastian Smee , Globe Staff

“Wifredo Lam” is as magnetic an exhibition as you will see anywhere in New England this year.