Soyoung Lee Named Chief Curator at the Harvard Art Museums

June 18, 2018

Soyoung Lee Picture
The Harvard Art Museums are pleased to announce the appointment of Soyoung Lee as the institution’s new Chief Curator, effective September 24, 2018.

Lee comes to the Harvard Art Museums from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, where over the course of a distinguished 15-year career she has served as curator, associate curator, and assistant curator in the Department of Asian Art. Lee joined the Met in 2003 as its first curator for Korean art and has organized a number of critically acclaimed international loan exhibitions, including Poetry in Clay: Korean Buncheong Ceramics from the Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art (April 7–August 14, 2011); Silla: Korea’s Golden Kingdom (November 4, 2013–February 23, 2014); and most recently, Diamond Mountains: Travel and Nostalgia in Korean Art (February 7–May 20, 2018), each with an accompanying publication

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