Art: Rockefeller Atlas

Sculptor Paul Manship's gigantic fountain of a leaping Prometheus has stood patiently in the sunken plaza of Manhattan's Rockefeller Center for three years, the butt of more violent criticism, more half-baked humor than any Manhattan Statue since the erection of Frederick MacMonnies' Civic Virtue. Last week artisans at the Roman Bronze Works were putting finishing touches on one of the biggest jobs of bronze casting the company has ever handled, and workmen in Rockefeller Center were chopping holes in the Fifth Avenue pavement for a statue of Atlas destined to distract public attention...

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