The Burden of Atlas

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The iconic statue of Atlas carrying the world, symbolizing Stoic virtues like endurance, responsibility, and the strength to bear life’s burdens. It’s a powerful reminder of our ability to withstand hardship with grace and courage, echoing Stoic beliefs about accepting what we cannot control while striving for virtue in our actions.

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    The myth of Atlas

    The myth of Atlas, a Titan condemned to hold up the sky or the world for eternity, is a poignant symbol of endurance, strength, and the weight of responsibility. In Greek mythology, Atlas was punished by Zeus for his role in the Titanomachy, the war between the Titans and the Olympian gods, with the task of bearing the heavens on his shoulders. This image has transcended ancient tales to become a universal symbol of resilience and the human condition's burdens.

    Atlas's enduring stance, carrying the world, reflects the themes of perpetual struggle and the acceptance of one's duties. It embodies the idea that individuals often carry heavy burdens, whether they be responsibilities, challenges, or the complexities of life itself. In a broader sense, Atlas's figure represents the strength to persevere and the courage to shoulder one's obligations without faltering, echoing the Stoic virtues of resilience in the face of adversity and the importance of fulfilling one's role in the world with dignity and strength.

    Premium poster quality

    Our focus on premium materials and precision in printing brings every detail of the artwork to life, ensuring a superior visual experience.

    Museum Quality

    Each poster is crafted to meet the high standards of museum-quality, ensuring longevity and aesthetic excellence.

    Premium Japan Paper

    We use only the finest Japanese premium paper, known for its superior texture and durability.


    Our posters are printed on 189g/m² paper, striking the perfect balance between thickness and flexibility.

    10.3 Thickness

    At 10.3 mil, the thickness of our paper guarantees robustness, preventing wear and tear while maintaining a sleek appearance.