Sebastian Smee is the author of The Art of Rivalry, which has been translated into nine languages, as well as five books on Lucian Freud, and one on Mark Bradford. Since 2008 he has been the art critic for The Boston Globe. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2011. He has written for The Atlantic, The Monthly, The Guardian, The Spectator, The Daily Telegraph (UK), The Australian, and The Sydney Morning Herald. He teaches non-fiction writing at Wellesley College.