Mirrored House Camouflages into the Mountainous Californian Desert

site specific installation doug aitken

Springing up from the Southern Californian desert, Doug Aitken‘s mirrored house Mirage reflects like a jewel. The art installation was created for Desert X, a festival that fills the Coachella Valley with site-specific art by 15 established and emerging artists.

As both artist and filmmaker, Aitken has a knack for artwork that lives in context. Using a ranch style house, the American artist transforms the banal lines of suburban architecture into a reflection on the landscape. By cladding the exterior in mirrors, the house seemingly folds itself into its surroundings, a chameleon that changes throughout the day.

With Lees verder

Via:: MET kunst

      

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