Magnificence of Earthworks: Great Wall-Themed Photo Exhibition by Lou Shili
Release time:September 8, 2020

On September 1st, Beihang Art Gallery put on an exhibition named “Magnificence of Earthworks: Great Wall-Themed Photo Exhibitions by Lou Shili”. The exhibition was once staged at Beijing Lama Temple One Center during July and August, 2020.

Lou Shili, born on May, 1941, was the Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of China National Guizhou Aviation Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. He also served as the Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University. After retirement, he was dedicated to photography on themes of the Great Wall, flowers and ethnic culture.

The exhibition displays nearly 80 photographic works of Lou, comprehensively embodying his devotion and enthusiasm for photography during a decade of his retirement life, in which he covered hundreds of thousands of kilometers to grasp splendid views of the Great Wall.

The exhibition will be open to all students and staff in an orderly manner in accordance with the requirements of epidemic prevention and control until October 8th.

A glimpse of Lou’s works:

Jiankou Great Wall after snow

Weicheng, Yulin

Wonders of Xidaqiang after snow

Simatai Great Wall bathed by the glow of the setting sun

Yumen Pass

A lofty “guardian”

Xishuiyu Great Wall

A spectacular view of Zhengbei Building

“Five Eyes Building” in the sunset

A pine tree at Beijing Knot

The Great Wall in the shape of Chinese character “Ji”

The Great Wall in autumn

The Fairy Building

Hanshazhou City

Rainbow dancing in the sky

Reported by Li Shuai

Edited by Jia Aiping

Translated by Xiong Ting