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Adam Monohon is an art historian, critic, and curator. He specializes in the history and theory of photography and arts of East Asia. He is a PhD student in Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Monohon is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and Pratt Institute. He has held curatorial roles at the Center for Creative Photography, Henry Art Gallery, and J. Paul Getty Museum, among work at other arts organizations. 

His writing has appeared in Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, Harvard Design Magazine, History of Photography and Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, among other venues.

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, he currently lives in Los Angeles.