Burglind Jungmann, Professor Emerita of Korean art history at UCLA, established the first graduate program in Korean art and visual in the USA in 1999 and taught at UCLA’s Department of Art History until 2017. From 1999 to 2003 she also served as Adjunct Curator of Korean art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Jungmann studied East Asian art history at the University of Heidelberg and at Seoul National University and received her Ph.D. (1988) and her second doctorate (Habilitation, 1996) from Heidelberg University. She wrote numerous articles and books on Joseon dynasty art, including Painters as Envoys: Korean Inspiration in Eighteenth Century Japanese Nanga (2004) and Pathways to Korean Culture: Paintings of the Joseon Dynasty (2014).

As guest curator of the Fowler Museum at UCLA she organized and wrote the catalogue for the exhibition Life in Ceramics – Five Contemporary Korean Artists (2010-2011). She is also the coeditor, together with Adele Schlomps and Melanie Trede, of Shifting Paradigms in East Asian Visual Culture: A Festschrift for Lothar Ledderose (2012) and, with J.P. Park und Juhyung Rhi, A Companion to Korean Art (2020).

For publications see: https://ucla.academia.edu/BurglindJungmann

Contact: jungmann@humnet.ucla.edu