B / Daphne and Apollo. 2018
oil on canvas
200 x 140 cm.
The stylist and "fashion activist"
Bea Åkerlund as the nymph Daphne from Greek mythology, in her metamorphosis into a laurel bush persued by Apollo.
Bea, portrayed in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel pool, wearing a Valentino cape and a Philip Treacy remodelled hat.
Part of a series of allegories taking inspiration from the fashion world.