Lou Zhenggang was born in Heilongjiang, China in 1966 and learned calligraphy and painting at a young age from her father. Chinese calligraphy circles recognized her as ‘exceptional’ in the 1970s and 1980s. In 1986, she moved to Japan and has long been active and conveying Chinese culture in the international art scene. In a period of 30 years she has had 27 solo and three traveling exhibitions in China, Japan, and the United States. Her contemporary Chinese artworks are included in major museums and private collections. Lou Zhenggang is a highly disciplined artist. She constantly seeks innovative calligraphic and painting techniques and highly expressive materials to convey her deeply humanistic and unique aesthetic. This is evident in her works in her different series, including Sun & Moon, Life and Love, Heart, All Nature, and Power of Art. With ink as her medium and love and the imaginary space of ‘the universe’ as her inspiration, Lou Zhenggang creates distinctive contemporary abstract art that forges a bond between notions of contemporary art and traditional Chinese art.
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An introductory article about Lou Zhenggang was published in Swiss web media "MY BIG GENEVA"
An introductory article about Lou Zhenggang was published in Swiss web media "MY BIG GENEVA" in English and French including theme of her current work, "The Image of Clouds and Water," and online gallery (Kunstmatrix).
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UPDATE February 16th, 2021
Elevation: Lou Zhenggang
20 November 2020 – 16 January 2021
Whitestone Gallery Hong Kong
”LIVING with ART : Lou Zhenggang & KOHEI NAWA” HANKYU comfort Q From November 14 (Saturday) to December 20 (Sunday) , 2020
2020 “The World of Lou Zhenggang, as a young master -Contemporary Iterations of Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy-“ at Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo in Japan
Online Exhibition is open to access Lou Zhenggang Art works
LZG studio is pleased to announce the online exhibition "Everything Flows" by Lou Zhenggang.” The different expressions of the Ocean through a play of colour, depth and light, portray the transitory nature of existence between joy, melancholy, and the headiness of contemporary life. At the same time, Zhenggang celebrates the Ocean’s rich universality and wisdom accumulated through thousands of years of existence.
Exhibition curated by Riana Raouna.
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UPDATE January 27th, 2021