Julie Chun
Art Historian, Convenor of Art Focus, Royal Asiatic Society China

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Julie Chun is an Art Historian and Critic based in Shanghai since 2011, where she has been carefully observing and documenting the growth of the art world in Shanghai. Beginning in 2013 to present, she serves as the Art Focus Convener of the Royal Asiatic Society China where she devotes her time to expanding the public’s understanding of artistic objects, past and present. She lectures frequently for various foreign associations in Shanghai, including the foreign Consulate General offices and is an Adjunct Professor of Art History for global programs at East China Normal University, Donghua University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. She has written articles for over a decade featuring marginalized and obscure artists as well as socially engaging arts practices and is a dedicated contributor to Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. Her art reviews and criticisms have been published in academic and art journals in China and abroad.