Fearless Girl vs Charging Bull: The Legal Fight

@Anthony Quintano


Under the cover of night after the 1987 stock market crash, artist Arturo Di Modica installed a 7,000-lb sculpture of a bronze “Charging Bull” in front of the New York Stock Exchange as a Christmas gift to the people of New York. The bull, Di Modica, had stated, is a symbol of “the strength and power of the American people.”

Even though Di Modica’s art was a guerilla installation, public outcry when it was impounded by the police led to its permanent installation two blocks south of the Exchange, where it remains as a popular tourist attraction.

Fast forward to today, when artist Kristen Visbal sculpted “Fearless Girl,” a girl staring down the bull as a marketing…

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