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Julia Murray

Julia Murray

Scholar of Chinese pictorial art in historical & cultural contexts, particularly as related to Confucian ideology

Professor emerita, art history, E. Asian studies, & religious studies College of Letters and Science Work: 608-263-2340 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Chinese art, archaeology, history, culture
  • representations and appropriations of Confucius
  • narrative illustration in East Asian art


  • Co-curator & catalog author CONFUCIUS: His Life and Legacy in Art (exhibition of works from China) China Institute Gallery, New York (to 6/13/10)
  • Author, "Mirror of Morality: Chinese Narrative Illustration and Confucian Ideology," University of Hawai'i Press, 2007
  • Curator of exhibition "The Hall of Self Reliance: Chinese Painting & Calligraphy from the Simon & Rosemary Chen Collection," Chazen Museum, 2007