Sebastian Smee, art critic for The Boston Globe, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for criticism today “for his vivid and exuberant writing about art, often bringing great works to life with love and appreciation.” The prize, which is the preeminent award for newspaper journalism, comes with $10,000 cash. Globe art critic Mark Feeney won the Pulitizer Prize for criticism in 2008. This seems to make the Globe the only newspaper in America to have two full time staff Pulitzer Prize winning visual art critics.
Globe’s Smee wins Pulitzer
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- Lynda Barry, Oct. 2, 2008.
- Eleanor Callahan and Barbara, Nov. 11, 2008. Nick Cave, Oct. 8, 2007.
- Brian Chippendale, May 16, 2008, part one and two.
- Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Sept. 23, 2008.
- Chuck Close, Nov. 1, 2007.
- Gregory Crewdson, Oct. 29, 2008.
- Lynda Hartigan of the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, July 16, 2008.
- Anish Kapoor, May 27, 2008.
- Dennis Kois, director of DeCordova Museum, June 9, 2008.
- Ernest Morin, July 21, 2008.
- Dan Moynihan, Brookline cartoonist and illustrator Oct. 8, 2009.
- Damian Ortega, Sept. 15,2009.
- Gary Panter, April 11, 2008, and Sept. 20, 2006.
- Martha Rosler, Nov. 21, 2008.
- Stefan Sagmeister, April 25, 2008.
- Neil Salley of the Musée Patamécanique in Bristol, Rhode Island, Aug. 16, 2007.
- Jon Sarkin, July 31, 2008.
- Peter Schumann of Bread and Puppet Theater (pictured above), Aug. 12, 2008, part one, two and three; Jan 23, 2008, part one and two.
- Richard Serra, June 1, 2008.
- Rachel Whiteread, Oct. 14, 2008.
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- Jon Petro: "Cook's review reads like a sophomoric attempt at art criticism."
- Also our favorite footnote (see 32).
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