By failing to consider the artist’s interests or opinions, the city is setting extraordinary precedents with “Fearless Girl” that blow up custom and fair practice.
Investment Firm Behind “Fearless Girl” Sues Artist for Unauthorized Replicas
The company is pursuing legal action against the sculpture’s creator, Kristen Visbal, saying she violated contracted terms amounting to trademark infringement.
Corporation Behind “Fearless Girl” Statue Receives Mediocre Rating for Its Gender Equality Funds
Ironically, a recent report found that the gender equality fund that the statue represents has a surprisingly low devotion to gender equality.
Ahead of Midterm Elections, Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl” Dons a Bulletproof Vest
Manuel Oliver, artist and father to one of 17 victims of the tragic Stoneman Douglas mass shooting, says, “She can’t be fearless if she’s afraid to go to school.”
“Fearless Girl” Moving to Permanent Spot Near the New York Stock Exchange
Mayor Bill de Blasio, a “Fearless Girl” fan, hopes Arturo Di Modica’s “Charging Bull” will move with it.
“Fearless Girl” Sculptor Is Selling $6,500 Reproductions
One-fifth of the proceeds will go to nonprofits that empower young women and support gender equality.
By Flipping Its Symbol on International Women’s Day, McDonald’s Serves Up Fast Food Feminism
Like other examples of corporate feminism, the upside-down Golden Arches are a filling but nutrient-poor serving of feminist art.
Fearless Girl and Wall Street Bull Sculptures May Get a New, Permanent Home
Adweek is reporting that negotiations are underway between the New York City Mayor’s Office and State Street Global Advisors, the financial firm behind the infamous “Fearless Girl” statue, regarding the future of both “Fearless Girl” and the iconic Wall Street “Charging Bull.”
Firm Behind “Fearless Girl” Reaches $5M Settlement for Allegedly Underpaying Women and Minorities
According to a 2012 audit by the Department of Labor, State Street underpaid more than 300 women in senior positions and 15 black vice presidents.
“Fearless Girl” Was Originally “Wall Street Cow,” a Life-Size, Bronze Bovine
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.
Artist Places “Pissing Pug” Sculpture at the Feet of “Fearless Girl”
Alex Gardega installed a papier-mâché sculpture of a dog peeing on “Fearless Girl,” allegedly in protest of the girl’s fake feminism.
California Democrats Install “Fearless Girl” Knockoff on Headquarters’ Roof
Soon, defiant little girls cast in bronze will become the de facto symbol of gender discrimination the world over.