21 November 2010 – Liu Bolin a.k.a the ‘Invisible Man’ is an exceptional artist from Beijing who has the ability to blend in with his surroundings by painting himself to appear almost chameleon-like in his series of work “Hiding in the City”. Liu Bolin says that his work his inspired by feeling uncared for and a sense of unnecessary in the world and also as a protest against the Chinese government who shut his studio down in 2005. Take look at these photos and see if you can spot him!

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  3. ホントだ~ これでカンフーアクションして欲しいw~ RT @kixyuubann 光学迷彩みたいw~RT @tsukinowa7 @kixyuubann これは!完全カモフラージュ!忍者真っ青 RT @WebDesignMash http://ow.ly/3V3K8

  4. Hi,

    I work at Eli Klein Fine Arts in New York and we represent Mr. Liu Bolin. We’re glad you like his work and wanted to let you know we are actually having a group show opening this month, May 11th to June 26th. You should definitely drop by and see Liu Bolin’s work as well as some other greatly talented Chinese Contemporary artists.

  5. Liu Bolin has been doing his Hiding in the City series since 2005. It started as a political commentary on the tensions between the Chinese government and their people and the identity an environment gives an individual and vice versa. Liu Bolin will be exhibiting at Eli Klein Fine Art in New York from June 29 – August 28, 2011. Eli Klein Fine Art represents him exclusively in North and South America. More images can be found on http://www.ekfineart.com.

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