Art Hacker by Liu Bolin

Composite 22 December 2016 0 Comments

Art Hacker by Liu Bolin

World-renowned Chinese artist Liu Bolin has created a new work for a solo exhibition called Art Hacker.  One of the works from this series included re-creating da Vinci’s classical masterpiece, the Mona Lisa.  Instead of using paints on a traditional medium, Bolin uses scores of human bodies as his canvas.  A press release promoting this […]

Liu Bolin – American National Flag

Hidden Objects 20 April 2015 0 Comments

Liu Bolin - American National Flag

This is an older photograph, taken in 2007, but I had not seen it before.  Using some red, white, and blue paint, Liu Bolin camouflages himself in front of the stars and stripes.  The official title of this work is Hiding in the City No. 62 – American National Flag. Liu Bolin has painted his […]

Hiding in New York No. 9 – Gun Rack by Liu Bolin

Hidden Objects 18 September 2014 2 Comments

Hiding in New York No. 9 - Gun Rack by Liu Bolin

We featured several of Liu Bolin’s camouflaged body photographs on An Optical Illusion a couple of years ago.  If you are new to the site or happened to have missed those, then feel free to check them out here.  The photograph below features Liu Bolin doing what he does best – hiding in plain sight […]

Liu Bolin – The Invisible Man

Hidden Objects 28 November 2012 0 Comments

Liu Bolin - Invisible Man Image #1

Liu Bolin is a master of camouflage.  So much so, he is often called “The Invisible Man”.  Liu was born in China’s Shandong province and earned bachelor and masters degrees from Shandong College of Arts and Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, respectively.  He is currently represented by Eli Klein Fine Art Gallery.  The […]