‘camouflage’ by liu bolin
‘camouflage’ by liu bolin
aug 24, 2008

‘camouflage’ by liu bolin

‘camouflage 36’



liu bolin is a young beijing based artist who has exhibited primarily in china until last year’s solo show at paris’ galerie bertin toublanc and a group show with the gallery in miami. he recently finished up a show at eli klein fine art in new york showcasing a variety of his pieces including some form the series ‘camoflague’. this series is an exploration of human nature and animal instincts which features chinese citizens painted to blend into their surroundings. the subjects are covered head to toe in paint, camouflaging themselves in front of the chinese flag, a billboard or downtown beijing.

liu bolin at galerie bertin toublanc


camouflage art by desiree palmen ‘body art’ by emma hack



‘camouflage’ by liu bolin ‘cite interdite 1’


‘camouflage’ by liu bolin ‘camouflage 16’ & ‘camouflage 17’



‘camouflage’ by liu bolin ‘camouflage 2’



‘camouflage’ by liu bolin ‘camouflage 46’ & ‘camouflage 26’



‘camouflage’ by liu bolin ‘camouflage 31’



via photoshelter

  • Way too much time on your hands there!

  • This guy is going to jail

  • Subtle, politically charged and fantastic! I love the clever replacement of the giant portrait of Mao at Tiananmen Square.

  • fantastic work. such powerful statements.
    16 and 17 are spectacular.

  • amazing!

  • cool! 🙂

  • great work

  • Very spectacular !

    Spirit of Boz
  • WOW!

  • Wow….The detail is immaculate. Well done!


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