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"Sharks don’t have lips, but that doesn’t stop this enormous painting from quickening your pulse," Smee says. ("Watson and the Shark" by John Singleton Copley, courtesy of the MFA)
"Sharks don’t have lips, but that doesn’t stop this enormous painting from quickening your pulse," Smee says. ("Watson and the Shark" by John Singleton Copley, courtesy of the MFA)

The Museum of Fine Arts opens its new Art of the Americas wing to the media on Friday, but the rest of the public has to wait.

Never fear, Radio Boston is here.

Boston Globe visual art critic Sebastian Smee has already been there and done that. Smee will share his thoughts on the "new MFA" and will reveal his ten must-see pieces in the new wing.

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  • Sebastian Smee, visual art critic, Boston Globe

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This segment aired on November 12, 2010.

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