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Directory of Art Historians and Art Researchers in the Asia Pacific Region

 A joint initiative of the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ), the Australian Institute of Art History (AIAH), and the International Committee for the History of Art (CIHA), the Directory is a searchable database of academics, researchers, teachers, writers, curators, and museum professionals specialising in art, architecture, and visual culture from all periods and geographic regions.

Looking for an Art Historian or Art Researcher? Browse the full Directory via the “All Members” tab; refine your search via the “Research Field” tab by selecting an artistic period, style, region, or topic (and then scroll down to view results); or enter any term into the search box at the top of the page.

Featured Members

Dr. Sarena Abdullah

Universiti Sains Malaysia

Art Collecting / Art Markets | Artistic Practice | Contemporary Art | Critical Theory | Global Art / Cultural Exchange | Material Culture / Visual Culture | Modern Art / Modernism | Performance Art | Postcolonial Art | Southeast Asian Art

Professor Federico Freschi

Otago Polytechnic

African Art / African Diaspora | Architecture and/or Gardens | Art Collecting / Art Markets | Colonial Art | Contemporary Art | Decorative Art and Design | Material Culture / Visual Culture | Modern Art / Modernism | Postcolonial Art | Race / Ethnicity

Dr Wendy Garden

Library & Archives NT

Australian Art | Contemporary Art | Curatorial Practice | Museum Studies / Exhibition Histories | Photography | Postcolonial Art

Associate Professor Donna Leslie

The University of Melbourne

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art | Australian Art | Colonial Art | Contemporary Art | European Art | Material Culture / Visual Culture | Race / Ethnicity

Dr Courtney Pedersen


Art Education | Artistic Practice | Contemporary Art | Feminism

Dr Chaitanya Sambrani

The Australian National University

Art Historiography | Colonial Art | Contemporary Art | Curatorial Practice | East Asian Art | Global Art / Cultural Exchange | Modern Art / Modernism | Postcolonial Art | South Asian Art | Southeast Asian Art

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