The company is pursuing legal action against the sculpture’s creator, Kristen Visbal, saying she violated contracted terms amounting to trademark infringement.
Ironically, a recent report found that the gender equality fund that the statue represents has a surprisingly low devotion to gender equality.
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.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio, a “Fearless Girl” fan, hopes Arturo Di Modica’s “Charging Bull” will move with it.
One-fifth of the proceeds will go to nonprofits that empower young women and support gender equality.
Like other examples of corporate feminism, the upside-down Golden Arches are a filling but nutrient-poor serving of feminist art.
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.
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.
Soon, defiant little girls cast in bronze will become the de facto symbol of gender discrimination the world over.
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.