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Charging Bull artist wants removal of Fearless Girl statue in New York City

Charging Bull artist wants removal of Fearless Girl statue in New York City

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The sculptor that erected Wall Street's Charging Bull statue is complaining about New York City's decision to allow a nearby statue to remain in place. Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica says the Fearless Girl statue, which was placed nearby during International Women's Day, is a copyright violation. His lawyers argue that the new sculpture's presence changes the artistic meaning of his famous statue. Mr Di Modica's statue was installed in 1987, without any city permits. The 7,000 pound (3,175 kg) structure was placed on a New York City street after a financial collapse in the middle of the night, but was eventually moved to the Financial District, steps away from Wall Street, after the public called for the statue to be allowed to stay. Mr Di Modica objects to Mayor B...