Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA is an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University and works internationally as an art historian, art critic and curator.
Professor Grishin has published more than 30 books on various aspects of art and more than 2,500 articles dealing with various aspects of art. He has curated several major exhibitions including ‘Parallel Visions: George Baldessin/Brett Whiteley’ for the National Gallery of Victoria and ‘Colonial Sketchbook: the art of ST Gill’ for the State Library of Victoria and the National Library of Australia.
He studied at the universities of Melbourne, Moscow, London and Oxford and has served several terms as visiting scholar at Harvard University. In 2004 he was elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, in 2005 he was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for services to Australian art and art history and in 2008 was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.
In 2013 his massive Australian Art: A history was published by Melbourne University Publishing, in 2015 his monographs on John Wolseley (Thames and Hudson), Inge King (Macmillan) and S.T. Gill (National Library of Australia) were published and in 2022 his books on Erwin Fabian, Murray Walker and Joyce Evans appeared in print.