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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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Rodin: sculptor as wrecking ball

By , Globe Staff

Critic Sebastian Smee says the Peabody Essex Museum’s exhibition captures the artist in all his carnal, tormented, gasp-inducing greatness.

The Ticket: Art

By , Globe Staff

Sebastian Smee’s picks for noteworthy art exhibitions in and around Boston this week.

Rare ancient Egyptian mummy portrait on view

By , Globe Staff

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Maine is celebrating the acquisition of a hauntingly lovely mummy portrait.

Sebastian Smee | Frame by Frame

Philip Guston’s confounding vision

By , Globe Staff

A striking painting by Philip Guston, on view at the Harvard Art Museums, depicts hooded Ku Klux Klansmen.