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