Rhi Ju-Hyung Professor
Appointed at SNU : 1992
Major : Buddhist art (South Asia and Korea), Indian art
Location : bldg.5 / Room.414
Tel : 02-880-6215
Email : jhrhi@snu.ac.kr
Buddhist art (South Asia and Korea), Indian art
Prof. Juhyung Rhi mainly works on Buddhist art of India, Central Asia, and Korea. The majority of his publications concern the ancient Indian tradition up to the fifth century CE, especially focusing on ancient Gandhara, and the Korean tradition. In these works, he has been attempting to draw comprehensive pictures of the two reigional traditions, treating their diverse aspects such as the religiosity of visual monuments, the narrative art and textual tradition, the formulation and transformation of visual features, the function and perception of visual objects, and the materiality of relgious monuments. Simultaneously, he has explored theoretical issues in stylistic reasoning, iconography, and conflict between aesthetic and devotional attitudes and attempted to apply them to Korean Buddhist art in a critical spirit. He has also produced works on East Asian pilgrims who traveled to India.
  • 1991 Ph.D., Art History, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1986 M.A., Art History, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1984 B.A., Archaeology and Art History, Seoul National University
  • 1992 Appointed at Seoul National University
  • 2006-현재 President, Association of Art History and Visual Culture
  • 2011-현재
  • 2012, 2014-현재 Chair, Dept. of Asian Languages and Civilizations, SNU
  • 2013-현재 Member, Cultural Heritage Committee, Cultural Heritage Administration, Korea
  • 2014-현재 President, Art History Association of Korea
  • 2014-현재
  • 2000-2002, 2007-2008 Chair, Dept. of Archaeology and Art History, SNU
  • 2003 Mumata visiting professor in Buddhist Studies, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2008-2010 Associate Dean (Planning), College of Humanities, SNU
  • 2009-2010
  • 2010-2012 Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), College of Humanities, SNU
  • 2012-2013 Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
  • 2016-2018 Dean, College of Humanities, SNU