Blending into the Background

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If you don't look closely, you might miss Chinese artist Liu Bolin; he's busy adapting to his surroundings.

Bolin works with two assistants who help find backdrops, paint suits, and position cameras before Bolin virtually disappears. See more of his work, which he calls "camouflage art" on his website.