“Eternity With a View”

Atlas statue and St. Patrick's Cathedral church cathedral art deco Rockefeller center New York City NYC Manhattan art midtown Fifth Avenue

St. Patrick's Cathedral, November 2004. New York City, NY

Through the celestial spheres of Atlas, to the Cathedral’s lofty peaks.

Two iconic Manhattan mainstays, engaged in a silent and perpetual cross-curb faceoff. Separated by mere meters of space but hopelessly divided in both cultural ideology and architectural paradigms… The art deco re-imagining of an ancient Greek Titan, still supporting the heavens atop his shoulders – even in the shadow of such a colossal reminder of his own obsolescence.

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