LELLO//ARNELL: Hercules Slaying the Hydra | 2011 | Powder-coated steel and aluminium | 350cm x 300cm x 250cm
LELLO//ARNELL: <em>Hercules Slaying the Hydra</em> | 2011 | Powder-coated steel and aluminium | 350cm x 300cm x 250cm
LELLO//ARNELL: Hercules Slaying the Hydra | 2011 | Powder-coated steel and aluminium | 350cm x 300cm x 250cm
LELLO//ARNELL: <em>Hercules Slaying the Hydra</em> | 2011 | Powder-coated steel and aluminium | 350cm x 300cm x 250cm
LELLO//ARNELL: <em>Hercules Slaying the Hydra</em> | 2011 | Powder-coated steel and aluminium | 350cm x 300cm x 250cm
LELLO//ARNELL: <em>Hercules Slaying the Hydra</em> | 2011 | Powder-coated steel and aluminium | 350cm x 300cm x 250cm
Hercules Slaying the Hydra
2011
Powder-coated aluminium and steel
350cm x 300cm x 250cm

The sculpture invokes a hallusinational mutation of the 1962 Arco Floorlamp by Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, inspired as much by Miguel Cervantes’ Don Quixote as the ancient greek myth of Hercules’ slaying of the Hydra. This classic art motif is coupled with a stroke of modern psychosis,