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Created by Lee Lawrie
As seen in Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York, NY
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There is a bronze sculpture that depicts a massive man “holding the heavens” on his back. Found at the Rockefeller Plaza, New York, this piece has become a symbol of the Objectivist movement and has been associated with Ayn Rand’s 1957 philosophical novel, Atlas Shrugged. It was created by Lee Lawrie. Most of his works and architectural sculptures were completed for buildings by Bertram Goodhue of Cram & Goodhue, including the chapel at West Point; the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.; the Nebraska State Capitol; the Los Angeles Public Library; St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York; and Rockefeller Chapel at the University of Chicago.