Reflecting its environment with a splintered and imperfect view is Jordan Griska‘s 2016 sculpture destroy, a non-purposeful model of a Mercedes Benz S550 made completely from reflective stainless-steel. The piece, which consists of nearly 12,000 character components, is meant to highlight each luxurious and mortality from a eliminated perspective. at the same time as learning the paintings, Griska referenced Andy Warhol’s collection of automobile crash prints, connecting the sterility of his paintings’ stainless steel to that of a lithoprint.

“The sculpture mirrors the peak of nowadays’s car industry with the aid of the usage of virtual era and meticulous handcraft to subvert both utopian desires and fact,” explains Philadelphia modern-day in a announcement approximately the piece. “awesome and haunting, spoil captures the twin nature of yank lifestyle through contrasting wealth, freedom, and individuality with decadence, debauchery, and tailspin, as flip facets of the identical coin.”

The sculpture was premiered last 12 months at Philadelphia’s Pier 9 with Philadelphia modern-day.