Sebastian Smee has been the Boston Globe's art critic since 2008. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011, having been a runner-up in 2008. He joined the Globe's staff from Sydney, where he had worked as national art critic for the Australian. Prior to that, he lived for four years in the U.K., where he wrote for the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, the Art Newspaper, the Independent, Prospect magazine, and the Spectator. He has contributed to five books on Lucian Freud. He teaches nonfiction writing at Wellesley College.