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Suhyung Kim

Suhyung Kim is Director of Asian Works of Art at Bonhams Skinner. Her areas of expertise include Korean art, Japanese prints and Asian ceramics and paintings.

Joining Bonhams Skinner in 2012, Suhyung loves finding hidden beauties and enjoys uncovering gems from the breadth of material seen in the department. In her role as Director, she has overseen the sales of exceptional works of art, including a Korean six-panel folding screen, Gwakbunyang Haengnakdo, sold for $720,500 in 2021, and a hanging scroll portrait of a young official, sold for £79,950 in 2019 and now in the Cleveland Museum of Art collection. She curated numerous Japanese art auctions including the recent Art of Japan: Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga and several online sales.

Suhyung previously worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in the department of Korean Art, Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa, where she co-authored MFA Highlights: Arts of Korea and actively participated in curatorial and exhibition activities relating to the Korean collection. Before the MFA, she served as the Managing Editor for The International Journal of Korean Art and Archeology at the National Museum of Korea, Seoul, and held research roles for the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Suhyung holds Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts degrees from the Hong-Ik University in Seoul, and a Master of Arts degree in Museum Studies from New York University.