Lo Ch'ing: The Poetry of Postmodern Landscape

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Artist Biography


1948 Born Qingdao City, China

1970 Graduated from the English Department at Fu Jen University, China

1974 Graduated from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

1981 - 2003 Professor of the English Department, Art Department and the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

1991 - Current Editor in Chief, Tsang Hai Art and Aesthetic Series Tung Ta and San Ming Book Store, Taipei, Taiwan

1996 - 2002 Director, Center of Chinese Language and Culture Studies, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

1998 - 2003 Professor of English, the English Department, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

1999 - 2003 Professor of Chinese Art, the Art Department, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

2003 Professor of Chinese Art Connoisseurship (Henry Luce Foundation), University of Maryland, USA

2000 – 2006 Visiting professor, University of Sussex, United Kingdom; Charles University, Prague; Reed College, USA; San Diego Museum of Art, USA; Shanghai University, China

2007 - Current Professor of English and Chinese, Director of Art Center, Ming Dao University, China



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Lo Ch’ing: In Conversation with the Masters, London, UK

2010 The Art of Lo Ch’ing, 99’ Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2008 Lo Ch’ing, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA Lo Ch’ing Retrospective, Artist House, Daxi, Taiwan

2007 Aesthetic of Urban Landscape, Sunbow Art Gallery, Shanghai, China

2006 Lo Ch’ing: Painting and Calligraphy, Sunbow Art Gallery, Shanghai, China

2005 Lo Ch’ing: Separated yet not Separated, LMAN Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2004 The Traveling Stones, 4th Milan X’po: St. Maria delle Grazie, Milan, Italy

2003 Lo Ch’ing’s Painting and Calligraphy, La Fabbrica (Franco Beltrametti Foundation) Losone, Switzerland Hommage a la Poese des dynasties Tang et Sung, Gallerie Encre de Chine, Paris, France

2002 Lo Ch’ing Poetry, Painting and Calligraphy, DAI, Heidelberg, Germany

2001 Lo Ch’ing, Past and Present, NTNU Art Gallery, Art Deptartment of National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

1999 Postmodern Ink-color in Taiwan, Shih Chung Culture Center, Seoul, Korea


Selected Collections

Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, England British Museum, England Royal Ontario Museum, Canada The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, USA Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, England Hong Kong Min Chio Group, Hong Kong Asia Society, New York, USA National Taiwan Museum, Taiwan Origo Family Foundation, Switzerland L