Kajiya Kenji is an art historian who specializes in 20th-century art in the United States and Japan. He is a professor of representation studies and vice director at the Art Center at the University of Tokyo and director of the Oral Art History Archives of Japanese Art. His first book, Color Field Painting in the Cultural Context of America, will be published by the University of Tokyo Press in 2022. He is a co-editor of From the Postwar to the Postmodern, Art in Japan 1945-1989: Primary Documents and 12-volume Selected Art Writings of Nakahara Yusuke.