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

Illuminating illuminating manuscripts

By , Globe Staff

BC’s McMullen Museum, Harvard’s Houghton Library, and the Gardner Museum join forces on “Beyond Words.”

The Ticket: Art

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Sebastian Smee’s choices for noteworthy art shows in the region.

Art Review

In Portland, well met by moonlight

By , Globe Staff

Tim Rollins & K.O.S. tackle Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Frame by Frame

Staring him right in the face

By , Globe Staff

The sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt took rendering facial expressions to a whole new level.