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Old 05-06-2008, 09:07 AM
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Re: Rockefeller Center's Atlas Statue to be Cleaned

Originally Posted by racine View Post
could this be a sculpture thats brutalised by scale?, ie it was possibly auto enlarged from a small maquette without sensitive adjustment, artiste ala distance?
The sense of exaggurated mass which is what I think you are responding to is typical of much art made during the art deco period. You could compare that piece to the works of Wheeler Williams, Sidney Waugh, and two others who did so with more grace; Paul Manship and Donald De Lue.
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