"Pygmalion Effect V" by Almudena Rodriguez

2014
$2,280 USD
Make an Offer
Dimensions
W: 23.25" H: 15.75"
Materials
Paint
Ink
Paper
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CAR044
Estimated Shipping
$75

Extracting images, logos and slogans from popular culture, Almudena Rodriguez rearranges these disparate signs in an attempt to map out a single vision determined not by original context but through aesthetic thought. In a series titled "Pygmalion Effect," the artist explores the popular psychological idea that greater expectations lead to better performance, questioning how an artist can influence the viewer’s perception. Created with acrylic paint, aniline, ink, and watercolor on amate paper, "Pygmalion Effect V" juxtaposes Mictlantecuhtli, Aztec god of the dead, with a line drawing of a girl and a male comic strip superhero, asking us to consider ideas of self-empowerment while stretching our notion of style, meaning and perception. Unframed work on paper.

Questions? Ask us

What They're Saying

Portrait krueger 69c0678773cbdc73a8194d85dce50cd3cf4d8d8eee9e119b0030df754f2dcbd0
Elizabeth Krueger | Elizabeth Krueger Design

“PAGODA RED was extremely supportive in helping to pull accessory options together for the Lake Forest Showhouse. After providing them with details and our vision on how we were looking to finish our space, Laurene helped curate options that made it easy for us to edit and finalize. It's also no surprise that the unique pieces we used in our showhouse space were some of the first to sell.”

Receive our weekly email on design &
creating memorable spaces