It may refer to:
Pygmalion (mythology), in ancient Greek mythology, a sculptor who fell in love with his statue
Pygmalion of Tyre, a King of Tyre
** also a character in Virgil's masterpiece, the "
In the arts, the mythical character is depicted or is alluded to in (listed in roughly chronological order) the following:
* "Pigmalion" (opera), a 1748 opera by Jean-Philippe Rameau
* "Pygmalion" (1762 play), a short play by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
* "Pygmalion" (opera), a late 18th century duodrama opera by
Georg Anton Benda
Il Pigmalione", an 1816 opera by Gaetano Donizetti
Pygmalion and Galatea", an 1871 play by W. S. Gilbert
Galatea, or Pygmalion Reversed" a musical comedy composed by Meyer Lutz
Pygmalion, ou La Statue de Chypre" ("Pygmalion, or The Cyprus Statue") is an 1883 ballet with choreography by Marius Petipa.
* "Pygmalion" (play), a 1912 play by George Bernard Shaw
* "Pygmalion", a 1938 movie based on the play by George Bernard Shaw
My Fair Lady" a 1956 musical and a 1964 movie by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe based on Shaw's play
* "Pygmalion" (album), by Slowdive
pygmalion effect, a concept in psychology describing the behavior of individuals as people expect them to behave
* Pygmalionism or
agalmatophilia, an erotic attraction to statues or immobility
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