Liu Bolin Exhibition at Palazzo Vecchio

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Liu Bolin, Sala degli Elementi, Palazzo Vecchio, Firenze, 2022

The Sala d’Arme of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence hosts from August 30 to September 18, 2023 Hiding in Florence, the solo exhibition of Liu Bolin.

Liu Bolin (born in Shandong in 1973), an internationally renowned artist, is known to the general public for his mimetic performances. Dubbed “the invisible man,” he has made camouflage his distinctive trait: by remaining motionless like a living sculpture, Bolin seamlessly blends his body with the background thanks to meticulous body painting and then gets photographed.

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Liu Bolin, Sala di Venere, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze, 2022
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Liu Bolin, Biblioteca Marucelliana, Firenze, 2022

Hiding in Florence” is the work he is presenting at Palazzo Vecchio, a continuation and culmination of a broader series called “Hiding in Italy,” undertaken by the artist in our country, which has featured cities such as Milan, Venice, Verona, Rome, and Caserta. Today, Liu Bolin pays homage to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance, and has always been one of the great destinations of the contemporary Grand Tour.

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Liu Bolin, Piazza della Signoria, Firenze, 2022
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Liu Bolin, Sala della Niobe, Gallerie degli Uffizi, Firenze, 2022

The Florentine project involved major historical and cultural institutions that contribute daily to the promotion of a heritage now universal: Piazza della Signoria, the Uffizi Galleries, the Marucelliana Library, and Palazzo Vecchio itself, which hosts the exhibition.

The exhibition in Florence also includes a video that provides a behind-the-scenes look, with each work explored and completed, showing the artist shedding his camouflage and re-emerging into the world.


August 30 – September 18

Palazzo Vecchio, Sala d’Arme

Open daily from 10am to 6pm with free entry

https://cultura.comune.fi.it/pagina/musei-civici-fiorentini/museo-di-palazzo-vecchio

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