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Almudena Rodriguez

b. 1969 Madrid, Spain

The "Pygmalion Effect" series explores the popular psychological idea that greater expectations lead to better performance. The works question how an artist can influence a viewer’s perception. Religious iconography, European mass media and classical figures create "a world in which self-perception is determined by movies and publicity."

The Artful Home

Extraordinary Art + Design

A clean canvas puts the focus on the mixed media artworks of Almudena Rodriguez. A Samarghand carpet grounds this room, alongside a 19th c. handwoven trunk and crystal spheres. A vintage Knoll chair and stone drum cocktail table stand up to the art—without getting in it's way.

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