Your eyes aren’t playing tricks, Jordan Griska used thousands of mirrors to create a life-sized replica of a Mercedes-Benz S550. The manipulations and curves you see are meant to evoke mortality, and were constructed with laser cut pieces that seamlessly blend together. One caveat: the car is not functional, but is on display at the Philadelphia Contemporary. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Notorious for tackling ‘heavy’ subject matter in his work, Griska’s ‘wreck’ is no exception. with his simultaneously spectacular and haunting piece, Griska captures the dual nature of American culture by contrasting wealth, freedom, and individuality with decadence, debauchery, and tailspin, as flip sides of the same coin,” reports Design Boom.