Camouflage is a primal skill, so it’s no wonder that artists have a field day reinterpreting it in the context of our urban lives. French artist Laurent La Gamba, who has a vast body of work revolving around people in acrylic-painted protective suits who would totally disappear into their surroundings if not for the wide […]
Cecilia Paredes is a Peruvian-born artist whose work beautifully blends bodies against a wallpapered background. While the idea is not new, the execution and delicate beauty of these images makes them so modern and meditative. Failing to camouflage the hair has drawn criticism from some, but I think it adds interest and life to these […]
Who said becoming invisible was impossible? Well, whoever it was was that crushed our childhood fantasies never got around to Chinese artist, Liu Bolin, who is able to camouflage himself deeply amongst any surroundings. His art is intended as a protest against the persecution of artists by the Chinese government, and each photo takes him some ten hours to stage.