The Joan Lebold Cohen Archive of approximately 16,500 digitised slides forms a collection of primary documents about art and artists in and from mainland China, and to a lesser extent Vietnam and other Asian territories, dating from the 1970s to the early 2000s. A small selection of these digitised slides is available here. Please refer to the archive inventory for a description of the overall content in the collection.

Joan Lebold Cohen is a photographer, art historian, and curator who specialises in Chinese art and film. A regular visitor to Asia since 1961, Cohen has lived in Japan, Hong Kong, and China. For an interview about her experience in China, where she lived from 1979–1981 and witnessed the post-Cultural Revolution period, click here.


148 Folders, 477 Records


Inventory of Joan Lebold Cohen Archive

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