Junghee Lee

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Email: dilj@pdx.edu

Junghee Lee received her PhD in Buddhist art history from UCLA in 1984.  She is currently Professor in Art History at Portland State University, where she teaches on Asian art from the modern to the ancient period, as well as special topics such as Buddhist art and Modern Japanese Painting. Her specialty is the Buddhist sculpture of Korea and China. She was a research associate at Harvard University for ten years and has also worked as consulting curator of Korean art from 1994-1997 at Portland Art Museum, curating the permanent installation of a Korean art gallery and a special exhibition entitled “In Pursuit of the Tiger.” Junghee Lee has published scholarly articles in journals such as Artibus Asiae, Oriental Art, and Misulsa Hakpo, entries in Grove's Dictionary of Art, and the exhibition catalogs In Pursuit of the Tiger and Azealas and Golden Bells for the Portland Art Museum, and Overlapping Lines for the University of Ulsan Press.