Artist Liu Bolin’s Disappearing Act at Maison Ruinart

A photo series of meticulous camouflage within the champagne house's property in Reims

Throughout his startling and political career, Chinese artist Liu Bolin‘s multi-step “Invisible Man” work has bound together location, precise calculation, and layer upon layer of paint—all for the sake of one masterful image. The process itself is an act of art but nothing compares to the completed project: ornate scenes where the artist himself disappears into the background. Each work questions the idea of visibility. …