The white rhododendron flower has a traditional meaning in dream interpretation.
The fragile flowers stand for inner peace and creative potential, waiting to be materialized.
May 07, 2018
The story of Pygmalion and Galatea in Ovid‘s Metamorphosis tells of art becoming imbued with spirit.
Maria Kossak finds in its essence a metaphor for the artist‘s longing that their work will come to life – embodying both the sculptor caught in a visionary moment and Galatea, the symbolic object of his creative inspiration.
Wrapped in shimmering silk, the breathing artwork is suspended between worlds. It forms the spectacle of a white rhododendron flower, illuminated by dawn’s early light and brought forth into life as a mystical union between dream and reality.