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Sebastian Smee

The Boston Globe
Author and art critic
Sebastian Smee grew up in Adelaide. He has been the Boston Globe’s art critic since 2008 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011, having been a runner-up in 2009. He joined the Globe’s staff from Sydney, where he worked as national art critic for the Australian. Prior to that, he lived for four years in the UK, where he wrote for the Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Art Newspaper, Independent, Prospect, Spectator and Financial Times. Smee has contributed to five books on Lucian Freud. His book The Art of Rivalry has been translated into nine languages and was shortlisted for the 2016 Walkley Book Award. He teaches non-fiction writing at Wellesley College, Massachusetts.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, August 31

15:25 AEST