Pathways to Korean Art History

Pathways to Korean Art History

The Royal Procession to Hwaseong, from 8-folding screen of The Royal Procession to Hwaseong, color on silk, 149.8x64.5cm, National Palace Museum of Korea.

This one day symposium, "Pathways to Korean Art History", seeks to bring together UCLA Art History Professor Burglind Jungmann's colleagues and students in honor of her retirement.


Saturday, June 03, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Fowler Museum
UCLA

In honor of UCLA Art History Professor Burglind Jungmann’s retirement, the one-day symposium, Pathways to Korean Art History, brings together several of Professor Jungmann’s colleagues as well as students past and present who are now contributing to the field of Korean art history. Through these presentations, the program will demonstrate how Professor Jungmann’s scholarly approach and enthusiasm has inspired a new generation of research in art history.

 

Program Schedule

8:30-9:00 Coffee and tea service
9:00-10:00 Session 1. INTRODUCTION (Moderator: Jungsil Jenny Lee)
Welcome
Miwon Kwon, Professor of Art History, Department Chair, UCLA
Opening Remarks
John Duncan, Professor of Asian Languages and Culture, Co-director of CKS, UCLA
Introduction of Burglind Jungmann
Namhee Lee, Professor of Asian Languages and Culture, Co-director of CKS, UCLA
“The State of Research on Korean Painting History”
Insoo Cho, Professor of Art Theory, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul
10:00-11:30 Session 2. KOREAN ART IN EAST ASIA (Moderator: Jiyeon Kim)
“The ‘Exotic’ Others and Foreign Curiosities in Visual Culture of the Late Chosŏn Dynasty”
Yoonjung Seo, Researcher and Lecturer of History and Cultural Studies, Free University, Berlin
“Antiques Matters: Chinese Bronzes in Ch’aekkŏri Screens of the Late Chosŏn Dynasty”
Ja Won Lee, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“Rescuing Art History from the Nation: Late Chosŏn Korea between Europe and Edo Japan”
JP Park, Associate Professor of Art History, University of California, Riverside
Q & A
11:30-12:45 Break for Lunch
1:00-2:30 Session 3. TRADITION AND REALITY
(Moderator: Yoonjung Seo)
“A Buddhist Painting from an Unknown Monastery in the 18th century Chosŏn”
Soyeon Kim, Junior Fellow, Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies
“Indoctrinating Female Virtues: The Social Use of Chosŏn Woodblock Prints”
Nayeon Kim, Lecturer of Art History, UIC, Yonsei University, Seoul
“Worth a Thousand Words: Nature Studies and Epistemology in 19th-century Korea”
Nathaniel Kingdon, Ph.D. candidate of Art History, UCLA
Q & A
2:30-4:00 Session 4. KOREAN MODERN ART IN GLOBAL CONTEXT (Moderator: Nayeon Kim)
“"Hundred Fans" and the Art Market of the 19th and early 20th century Korea”
Jiyeon Kim, Project Specialist, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem
“Rock-Carved Mothers: Female Iconography in Park Soo-keun’s Painting”
Jungsil Jenny Lee, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Kansas
"A Discourse About the Modernization of ‘Traditional-Style Korean Painting’ and Lee Ungno (1904- 1989)"
Sunpyo Hong, Chair-Professor, Korea National University of Culture Heritage, Seoul
Q & A
4:00-5:30 Session 5. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT (Moderator: Nathaniel Kingdon)
“Fellow Travelers in Chosŏn Painting”
Jeonghye Park, Professor of Art History, The Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam
Jiyeon Kim, Project Specialist, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem
Burglind Jungmann, Professor of Art History, UCLA

You can also download the program file below. 

Please RSVP HERE.

Refreshments provided.


Cost : Free and open to the public.

koreanstudies@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Korean Studies, Art History, Fowler Museum at UCLA, The Academy of Korean Studies, The Korea Foundation

Click here to download the file.