This is a picture of Chinese artist Liu Bolin and an assistant demonstrating his incredible skill in blending in with his surroundings. Can you see him? Me neither.
He claims they make a statement about his place in society. He sees himself as an outsider whose artistic efforts are not always valued, especially in his native country.
Standing silently in front of his chosen scene, in locations all around the world, the 36-year-old uses himself as a blank canvas.
Then, with a little help from an assistant, he paints his body to merge as seamlessly as possible with what is behind him.
Now I'm not going to point any fingers, but I swear I just heard the shower curtain cough. Okay, it just moved. I'm pointing fingers now. AT YOU, LIU! DUM DUM DUM!
Hit the jump for five more, all of which may or may not contain an artist painted as something else (I never saw him).
Now you see me, now you don't: The artist who turns himself into the Invisible Man [dailymail]
Thanks to Monsters from Tokyo, who can blend in like a ninja and strike like a cobra.
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Dammit, you know I'm a sucker for Disney princesses! *twirling in pink dress*
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