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  • Laura Breece

    Look Twice: Chinese artist Liu Bolin camouflaged himself for a series of photos called HIDING IN THE CITY.

  • Natasha Watzka

    Liu Bolin stands in front of soft drinks shelves as part of his latest collection of urban camouflage art in Beijing, China.

  • Lorenzo Donzelli

    #camouflage #liubolin

  • Jenny Strasser

    human optical illusion

  • Michelle Wettstein

    Camouflage Body Painting - Amazing painter, Liu Bolin, paints himself 'invisible'..not sure I believe this is not digitally enhanced..

  • Elle Levy

    The artist in these pictures paints himself so that he blends into his surroundings, you are see him if you are observant. He is so so so so good at this. Wow. And he is chinese. Kick ass

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Liu Bolin - The Invisible Man. Bolin paints himself and others into the surroundings creating the illusion of transparency. He says his art is a protest against the actions of the Government, who shut down his art studio in 2005 and persecutes artists. It’s about not fitting into modern society

Hiding in the City No. 16 & 17 People's Policeman, 2006

Hiding In by Liu Bolin strange frescoes emerge where paradoxically the camouflage of the body increases its visibility. In the overloaded departments of a supermarket, pinned against propagandist posters , squashed by the brightness of the nationalist flag, The more the man hides, the more his burying breaks.

Look closely. Invisible painted man. Liu Bolin.

Meet the Real Life Invisible Man

'Chinese artist Liu Bolin has become world renowned for his camouflage art. Liu uses a team of two assistants to paint the camouflage onto him to make him invisible, and each photograph can take up to ten hours to set up. In some cases, Liu has his assistants paint his body and then he remains extremely still until an unsuspecting passer-by happens to walk past." Caption at link

The Invisible Man: Liu Bolin covers himself with paint to blend into his backgrounds.

Can you see the invisible man? Look carefully! He's in there somewhere!