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

Prada Foundation collections refresh view of antiquities

By , Globe Staff

In the Prada Foundation collections in Milan and in Venice, works from antiquity are shown in entirely new, thoroughly contemporary ways.

Art Review

Seeing Charles Pollock anew in Venice

By , Globe Staff

Overshadowed by his younger brother Jackson’s mercurial genius, Charles Pollock is the subject of a poignant show.

Frame by Frame

John Singer Sargent’s ‘Neapolitan Children Bathing’

By , Globe Staff

This small, stingingly bright canvas hangs at the Clark Art Institute amid great works by 19th-century painters, most of them French.

The ticket: Art

By , Globe Staff

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