Claire Roberts

Dr Claire Roberts

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2015
  • Section(s): Arts


Claire Roberts is Associate Professor of Art History and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne, Research Fellow in Art History at the University of Adelaide, and Visiting Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World, the Australian National University. A leading historian of Chinese art in Australia, Roberts is a major contributor to our knowledge of visual cultures, modernity and Chinese culture more generally. She is recognised internationally for her work on modern and contemporary Chinese ink painting and arts through numerous exhibitions and highly influential monographs. She is also recognised as an authority on the history of Chinese photography.

Acknowledgement of Country

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