Artist of the Week: Liu Bolin

Liu Bolin is a fascinating artist who paints himself right out of the picture. He creates a camouflage of his surroundings. In some of his photographs he blends in so completely it is almost impossible to find him. Watch below to learn how he transforms himself into the Invisible Man.

Liu Bolin, Hiding in New York No. 8 – Cereal, 2013 Photograph, 44 1/4 x 59 inches (112.5 x 150 cm)

Liu Bolin, Hiding in New York No. 7 – Made in China, 2012 Photograph, 44 1/4 x 59 inches (112.5 x 150 cm)

Liu Bolin, Hiding in the City – Mobile Phone, 2012 Photograph, 44 1/4 x 59 inches (112.5 x 150 cm)

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One response to “Artist of the Week: Liu Bolin

  1. I shared this video and a news real about his original purpose in the work he does with my 7th graders every year. When they reveal him in the news real the kids went nuts. He is so interesting and very cool! Good share!

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