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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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LI WEI AND HIS DEATH-DEFYING ART

 

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird... It’s a plane... It’s Chinese artist Li Wei!

 

Whether he is half buried in the earth like a meteor, getting kicked off a skyscraper, or floating effortlessly into the air, his work is terrifying and captivating in equal parts. Blurring the line between performance art and photography, Li Wei creates scenes that combine death-defying feats and truly inspired creativity.

 

His intriguing “Falls To” series includes pictures from all over the world with the artist buried head first up to his shoulders in the ground, while the rest of ...

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