When traders on r/wallstreetbets started bankrupting short sellers of GameStop and AMC stock, social media rejuvenated imagery stretching back to the 19th century.
The vandal, a 42-year-old truck driver from Dallas, left the bull with a six-inch gash and several other deep scratches. According to eye-witnesses, he was ranting about President Donald Trump while bashing the bull.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, a “Fearless Girl” fan, hopes Arturo Di Modica’s “Charging Bull” will move with it.
Emails reveal that the financial firm behind the stunt initially planned to install a sculpture of a cow as its feminist statement on Wall Street.
Alex Gardega installed a papier-mâché sculpture of a dog peeing on “Fearless Girl,” allegedly in protest of the girl’s fake feminism.
In a letter sent through his lawyer, Arturo Di Modica claims that the new statue violates the Visual Artists Rights Act and illegally commercializes his own sculpture.