Claire Roberts is an art historian and curator with an interest in modern and contemporary Chinese art, and the cultural flows between Australia and Asia. She is Associate Professor of Art History in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Her current research explores the international context of modern and contemporary Chinese art. Claire's curated exhibitions include 'Xiao Lu: Impossible Dialogue' at 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney (2019) and 'Other Histories: Guan Wei's Fable for a Contemporary World' at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney (2006). Her most recent books are Fairweather and China (2021), Ian Fairweather: A Life in Letters, edited with John Thompson (2019), Photography and China (2013) and Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong (2010).