Kyunghee Pyun - Visiting Assistant Professor
Kyunghee PyunVisiting Assistant Professor
History of Art and Design
East Hall 2
Ph.D., New York University, Institute of Fine Arts; History of Art
Kyunghee Pyun's research focuses on European Art 800-1500, illuminated manuscripts (European and non-western), decorative arts, East Asian art, history of art collections/collectors, and nationalism in historiography of art history. Her first book, Jean Pucelle: Innovation and Collaboration in Manuscript Painting (Turnhout: Brepols, 2013; co-edited with Anna Russakoff) will be available anytime soon. Her new article, “A Journey through the Silk Road in a Cosmopolitan Classroom” is included in Teaching Medieval and Early-Modern Cross-Cultural Encounters Across Disciplines and Eras (forthcoming).
Her recent works are: “Asian Art in the Eyes of American Collectors, 1880-1920: Antimodernism and Exotic Desire” in Journal of Contemporary Art Studies [Hyundai Misul Hakhoe] 15 no. 2 (2011): 245-278 and “Foundation Legends in the Illuminated Missal of Saint-Denis: Interplay of Liturgy, Hagiography, and Chronicle” in Viator 39 no. 2 (2008): 143-192. She has been published in Viator, Sculpture Review, Art History and Visual Culture [Misulsa-wa-shigakmunhwa] (Seoul, South Korea), and has several articles in the Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage.
Currently she is invited as a guest curator for Coloring Time: An Exhibition from the Archive of Korean-American Artists, Part One (1955-1989) to be held in 2013.