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Incredible Photos of an Artist Who Makes Himself Invisible

Liu Bolin disappears. He stands still for hours as an assistant paints him to match his surroundings. Liu hopes his works will compel people to ponder the often contentious relationship between the individual and society. - Continue reading and view more photos at Smithsonian.com.

Photos: Courtesy Eli Klein Fine Art, © Liu Bolin

Ed note: How does Liu Bolin make himself invisible? Watch this video to find out.

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    Thank you Smithsonian and USA Today
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    THhis shit had a nigga trippin doe
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    THAT’S MY VIDEO!!!!!!!!!! woop woop!!!
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    透明人間だな。昔、横断歩道と同化した人の写真は観たことがあるが、それ以上に高度なテクニックが駆使されている(んだろうな)。
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