Reiko Tomii is an independent art historian and curator who investigates post- 1945 Japanese art, which constitutes a vital part of world art his­tory of modernisms. Her early works include her contribution to Global Conceptualism (Queens Museum of Art, 1999), Century City (Tate Modern, 2001) and Art, Anti- Art, Non- Art (Getty Research Institute, 2007). She is codirector of PoNJA- GenKon, a listserv group of specialists interested in con­temporary Japanese art. In this role she has organised a number of symposia and panels in collaboration with Yale University, Getty Research Institute and other major academic institutions. In another collective undertaking, she has collaborated with Asia Art Archive in America on the Ponja Wikipedia Initiative (PWI) since 2021. Her most recent publication, Radicalism in the Wilderness: International Contemporaneity and 1960s Art in Japan (2016), received the 2017 Robert Motherwell Book Award. In 2019, based on the book, she curated Radicalism in the Wilderness: Japanese Artists in the Global 1960s, which highlighted three practitioners – Matsuzawa Yutaka, The Play and GUN – at the Japan Society Gallery in New York. In 2020, she received the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award from the Japanese Government for cultural transmission and international exchange through postwar Japanese art history.