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Contemporary Artist Defies Gravity in Paris

Chinese contemporary artist Li Wei, known for his gravity-defying stunts, performs at the Grand Palais, in Paris, France on Thursday.
Image: Chinese artist Li Wei performs dressed as an astronaut at the Grand Palais, in Paris, France
Chinese contemporary artist Li Wei, known for his gravity-defying stunts, performs dressed as an astronaut at the Grand Palais, in Paris, France, on March 27 as part of the Art Paris Art Fair. The event runs from March 27-30, with China as its guest of honor and works by nearly 90 artists on display. YOAN VALAT / EPA

Chinese contemporary artist Li Wei, known for his gravity-defying stunts, performs dressed as an astronaut at the Grand Palais, in Paris, France, on Thursday as part of this year's Art Paris Art Fair. The event runs from March 27-30, featuring China as its guest of honor and works by nearly 90 artists on display.

Chinese contemporary artist Artist Li Wei performs during the Art Paris Art Fair 2014 at the Grand Palais on March 27 in Paris, France.Chesnot / Getty Images