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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.

Smee’s Frame by Frame columns

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Sebastian Smee

Like Misty Copeland’s Degas photos? There are hard truths behind them.

By , Globe Staff

Many view Degas’s ballet pictures as if the works were some sort of grand affirmation of their art. They’re really not.

The Ticket: Art

By , Globe Staff

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

ARt Review

At MFA, Picasso’s explosive energy, concentrated

By , Globe Staff

In a concise, concentrated show of matched works on identical subjects, the MFA illuminates Picasso’s fierce creativity, productivity, and variety.

Sebastian Smee

How to shovel snow and love it at the same time

By , Globe Staff

Finding the wonder in a winter wonderland.