Optical Illusion Sculptures Only Take Shape When Viewed In A Mirror [Pics]
Artist Jonty Hurwitz creates pieces that only look familiar when placed in front of a cylindrical mirror.
London-based artist Jonty Hurwitz creates sculptures that challenge our perception of reality. At first, they just look like pieces of metal, twisted around a cylindrical mirror.
But if you look in the mirror itself, you’ll see that the objects’ reflections appear more familiar. These intricate designs transform to reveal things like a hand, a head, or a frog.
Hurwitz scans objects before digitally manipulating them and fabricating a sculpture. For his artworks, which are a study on the physics of how we perceive space, he has worked with perspex, steel, resin, copper, and acrylic. He writes: