Ashley Rawlings is a specialist in postwar Japanese and Korean art, focusing on the Mono-ha and Dansaekhwa movements. He is the director of Blum & Poe, Tokyo.
He is currently co-editing and translating an anthology of Kishio Suga's essays, due to be published in 2019, and writing a biography of the artist.
Previously he was the features editor and managing editor of ArtAsiaPacific (2009–2011), and he has contributed to numerous Japanese and international publications. He co-authored Art Space Tokyo (2008), an anthology of interviews with the directors and curators of Tokyo's most distinctive galleries and museums.