Sunday Evening Art Gallery Blog — Liu Bolon

Some people are magic, and others are just the illusion of it.
―   Beau Taplin

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Calling Liu Bolon Master of Illusion is putting it lightly.

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Using his own body as a canvas, painting himself into the background, Bolin creates scenes that are statements about our relationship to our surroundings.

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Liu Bolin was born in 1973 in Shandong, China and studied sculpture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, graduating with an MFA in 2001.

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He discusses the social concerns of his home country through his artistic practice, most prominently through his ‘camouflage’ installations.

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Blending in with the world around you is not as easy as it seems

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But with the imagination and creativity of Liu Bolon, it becomes seamless.

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More of Liu Bolon‘s amazing art can be found at

http://www.kleinsungallery.com/artists/liu-bolin,   http://www.artnet.com/artists/liu-bolin/

and a great article written by the The Telegraph in the UK:     http://liubolon .

 

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