A House of Mirrors

Mirage by Doug Aitken is a house made of mirrors that is stylistically reminiscent to the architecture found in the U.S. suburbs. In its latest installation, Mirage has been placed among the Alps, reflecting the snowy mountains and effectively being absorbed into the landscape. The lines between external and internal, the public and the private, the home and the external world are blurred in this work. There are physical lines that are almost grid-like on the house as well, marking the structure and preventing it from seeping totally into the landscape. In some of the photos, it is difficult to say where the photographer is in relation to the house, as well as what is the true object and what is reflection.


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  1. J Rivkin says:

    So good! If you enjoy his work check out Dan Graham, similar but uses two way mirrors


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