Lou Zhenggang – 婁正綱(ろうせいこう・ロウセイコウ)



Drops of Water Wear out the Stone
Small Efforts, Grand Results —Lou Zhenggang’s Recent Paintings

Shimbata Yasuhide

Looking at the group of works before my eyes, I gasped. Painted on large and small canvases were acrylic pigments with bright white on a dark ground as the base note, images delicate yet full of vigor, flowing, leaping, dripping, surging. These paintings, composed of colors and depths created with transcendent brushwork, have a quality unlike abstract paintings from Japan or the West. ...

UPDATE February 1st, 2022


Artist Highlight: Lou Zhenggang The soul of China captured in the contemporary work of Lou Zhenggang.

Artist Highlight: Lou Zhenggang
The soul of China captured in the contemporary work of Lou Zhenggang.

When genius and talent meet discipline and dedication, the result is what one experiences in the work of the contemporary artist Lou Zhenggang (b. 1966, Heilongjiang, China). Due to her exceptional talent in calligraphy, which is considered supreme among the visual arts in China, Zhenggang was recognised as a child prodigy since the age of three. By the age of twelve she was recognised by the People’s Republic of China as "a particularly intelligent child."...

July 12, 2020 Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London“MADE IN BED”


The World of Lou Zhenggang
Contemporary Iterations of Sung and Yuan Dynasty Painting

There are certain heights that only geniuses can reach. Theirs is a dimension of instinct, of a direct connection prior to conscious thought between mind and body. It may be that all such people are visited by revelations. However, without skills, ideally assimilated at an early age, those revelations may be difficult to realize or come to nothing. Genius appears only through early exposure to training and encounters with extraordinarily inspiring individuals. ...

Source : Whitestone Gallery TOKYO, May 2020


Special Interview Lou Zhenggang and Nobuyuki Senzoku (The director of Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art)
An artist’s journey toward truth

Lou Zhenggang, the Chinese calligrapher, painter and also acknowledged child prodigy, is once again attracting attention from the world...

UPDATE 2020.1.20


In the visual art of China and abroad
A pioneer never ceases to advance
On Ms Lou Zhenggang’s painting

Zhang Baoqing

The emergence of new styles and forms keep artistic circles in constant reform both at home and abroad, paving the way for the rise of modern elites such as Lou Zhenggang

12.2009 - Catalog from Lou Zhenggang Sun & Moon 2010