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Artist Makes Naked Women Disappear Into Manhattan Skyline

Taxi drivers are big fans, apparently.

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The 33-year-old blends semi-nude models into the city’s famous landmarks during painstaking sessions.

AP Photo/Trina Merry

Merry said she came up with the idea after moving to New York from San Francisco.

“I wanted to engage the city and understand it and make some observations,” she told the Associated Press.

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

“So instead of a person right in front of the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty, they’re softly in the background, and you’ve got more of a reflective view of the person within the landscape.’’

Merry is able to create her works of art thanks to the apparent indifference of New York's law enforcement to a woman standing semi-naked in the middle of a street.

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