15 Mesmerizing Mirrored Artworks Found Outdoors

After the overwhelmingly positive response we received from sinking sculpture illusions, I decided to put together this compilation post of another art trend I’ve been noticing. They seem to be popping up everywhere, mirrored sculptures and installations planted in cities or nature that ask the viewer to reflect on more than just the artwork. It’s where the viewer inadvertently becomes the subject, interacting with it on a deeper, more personal level.

For your inspiration, here are 15 examples of this mesmerizing art trend.

Above: By Anish Kapoor

By Jeppe Hein

By Joakim Kaminsky and Maria Poll

By Harumi Yukutake

By Ignes Idee

By Michel de Broin

By Alyson Shotz

By Rob Mulholland

By Maslen & Mehra

By Anish Kapoor

By Anish Kapoor

By Arnaud Lapierre

By Peter Trevelyan

By Rob Mulholland

By Dan Graham

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Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

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