Boston Globe Art Critic Wins Pulitzer Prize03:18

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This year's Pulitzer Prize for criticism goes to Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee.

Smee is the third Globe writer in the past decade to be honored in that category, and his win marks the Globe's 21st overall Pulitzer.

Smee, 38, joined the Globe in 2008 after working as the national art critic for the Sydney-based newspaper The Australian. On Monday afternoon, he spoke with WBUR's All Things Considered host Sacha Pfeiffer as the big news was still sinking in.

This program aired on April 18, 2011.

Sacha Pfeiffer Twitter Host, All Things Considered
Sacha Pfeiffer was formerly the host of WBUR's All Things Considered.