Liu Bolin


Sale price £16.00 Regular price £40.00

Tax included.

Hardcover | 31.8 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm | 224 pp

Abrams | 2014 | 9781419713941

Liu Bolin is a chameleon. He covers himself with acrylic paints, blending in seamlessly with the landscape surrounding him and photographs the finished product.

In his body of work called Hiding in the City, he has disappeared in many different kinds of places around the world from politically fraught areas in China to grocery stores, toy stores and more. Hiding becomes a strategy of visibility, a fight against censorship waged by a man who came of age in the China of the nineties, under the shadows of the Cultural Revolution.

His work protests specific political acts and offers commentary on our consumer culture. Through his unforgettable art, Liu Bolin highlights what is present, without creating any original forms or artefacts, but all the same powerfully revealing reality to the onlooker.

Shipping rates

United Kingdom

We have three shipping rates based on the overall weight of your order.

Standard (under 2kg) - £3.95  

Heavy (over 2kg) - £5.95 

Free - Orders of £100 and above

The rate is calculated at checkout



For shipping to destinations outside the UK please purchase via our eBay shop - Art Clearance


Delivery times

Orders despatched within 3 working days.

Delivery in 1-2 days of despatching.

If you require faster delivery please email us.