Installed to celebrate International Women’s Day, the four-foot statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” was scheduled to be removed this weekend. But sculptor Kristen Visbal created both a symbol of the necessity of female leadership and a sensation. Crowds are flocking to pose with the statue; a petition calling for its permanent installation has attracted over 30,000 signatures. The mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio has said that in “standing up to fear, standing up to power”, the statue “spoke to the moment”. This week he announced that “Fearless Girl” will stay until March 2018. Boston-based investment firm State Street Global Advisors commissioned the statue.
The New York Times Published on Mar 8, 2017
Statue of Courageous Girl Faces Wall Street Bull | The New York Times
As many American women prepare to draw attention to their role in the workplace, a Wall Street firm on Tuesday put up a statue of a girl in front of Lower Manhattan’s bronze bull, fearlessly staring it down.
CNNMoney Published on Mar 8, 2017
State Street: Why we commissioned Wall St. ‘Fearless Girl’
CNNMoney’s Maggie Lake talks with State Street’s Lori Heinel about the importance of diversity on corporate boards and in leadership positions. “What more iconic symbol than to put a young girl as a symbol of women” facing off against The Bull.
From Twitter feed:
.@NYCMayor @BillDeBlasio Will Defend #FearlessGirl Statue Against #ChargingBull Sculptor https://t.co/6Xy5aCVSao via @DNAInfoNY @nickr15
— NYC ALL DAY 24/7 (@nycallday247) April 14, 2017
NYC mayor to 'Charging Bull' artist: 'Fearless Girl is staying put' https://t.co/T2zTMfgZP4 pic.twitter.com/t0NYKMgkQv
— WLWT.com (@WLWT) April 14, 2017
Unlike the Charging Bull, which has become a symbol of Wall Street, Fearless Girl is becoming a beacon for the fight against injustice.
— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) April 13, 2017
Fox News Published on Apr 14, 2017
‘Charging Bull’ vs ‘Fearless Girl’: Sculptor wants her gone
Sculptor of the New York City’s iconic ‘Charging Bull’ statue is demanding the ‘Fearless Girl’ statue be removed, claiming she is violating his legal rights
The artist behind the Charging Bull is charging NYC for violating his rights. https://t.co/rhMiCTqjpl
— Vogue Magazine (@voguemagazine) April 13, 2017
'Charging Bull' artist says NYC is violating his rights by installing 'Fearless Girl' without his permission. https://t.co/ssWOpD5WSb pic.twitter.com/zFBYQda9kN
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) April 12, 2017
Who would have though that the artist who made the Wall Street charging bull statue was such a…capitalist. https://t.co/HXbRhhh514 pic.twitter.com/tAx5dupuKj
— Occupy Wall Street (@OccupyWallStNYC) April 13, 2017
The man who sculpted Wall Street's "Charging Bull" is accusing NYC of infringing on his artistic copyright with "Fearless Girl"'s placement. pic.twitter.com/5tjWlbn0lI
— Fusion (@Fusion) April 12, 2017
We wouldn't move the Charging Bull statue if it offended someone. The Fearless Girl is staying put. https://t.co/Qu7CSbrmQw
— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) April 12, 2017
It is perfectly symbolic that Arturo DiModica – who put up the Charging Bull in NYC WITHOUT PERMISSION – is offended by the Fearless Girl.
— Ian Dickerson (@RicardusIoannes) April 12, 2017
Men who don’t like women taking up space are exactly why we need the Fearless Girl. https://t.co/D2OZl4ituJ
— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) April 12, 2017
"Charging Bull" sculptor accuses NYC of violating his legal rights by allowing "Fearless Girl" statue installation. https://t.co/tX1oee5IdH pic.twitter.com/xWQv1k4U0D
— ABC News (@ABC) April 12, 2017
Fearless Girl Statue Charging Bull Wall Street New York City – NYC Picture https://t.co/k8QI8zwajh pic.twitter.com/VfJoI6uoNg
— NYC Informer (@newyorkcityinfo) April 1, 2017
NYC's ‘Fearless Girl’ statue will continue to defiantly stare down Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’ until 2018: https://t.co/xQg0EoKtTE
— Gillian Rich (@IBD_GRich) March 28, 2017
'Fearless Girl' statue will stay face to face with Charging Bull through February 2018.#travel #fearlessgirl #NYC pic.twitter.com/6Ah4R6TDPh
— Newyorcanka (@Newyorcanka17) March 27, 2017
@Wemma24 Emma, Thanks for following. You’ll get daily news on NYC travel and tourism, bike news too, plus a photo.
Charging Bull pic.twitter.com/Lx91RJN1qn
— New York City Guide (@TourguideStan) March 24, 2017
Charging Bull creator fumes that #FearlessGirl statue is just an ‘advertising trick’ https://t.co/3IcbGdwepc @MakeMePermanent #NYC pic.twitter.com/hSNtHl8Iqp
— Lori Neuhardt (@LoriNeuhardt) March 22, 2017
Why McCann Dropped a Statue of a ‘Fearless Girl’ Next to Wall Street’s Charging Bull Overnight – Adweek #nyc https://t.co/cbP8qxAKUz
— Teresa Ciccarelli (@Teresa3c) March 12, 2017
First stop in NYC with Status of Women Minister @MaryamMonsef to see Fearless Girl on Wall Street facing down the charging bull pic.twitter.com/6GH4PsQrqC
— Terry Duguid (@TerryDuguid) March 12, 2017
On #InternationalWomensDay, State Street installed a statue of a Fearless Girl staring down the Charging Bull in NYC https://t.co/TbDg5oIh4q
— The ARTery (@WBURartery) March 9, 2017
NYC just got a little bit more awesome. New statue of defiant girl in front of Wall Street charging bull. https://t.co/dgWpPAr2EX pic.twitter.com/DcPAdoBtQo
— Jan Schaumann (@jschauma) March 8, 2017
New this week – facing the famous charging bull at NYC's Bowling Green, a statue of a 'Feisty Girl.' pic.twitter.com/5DBq9qdXc9
— Michael Li (@mcpli) March 8, 2017
CBS New York Published on Apr 12, 2017
Artistic Showdown Over ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue
CBS2’s Jessica Moore reports.
Associated Press Published on Mar 27, 2017
‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Stays Through Feb. 2018
New York City has decided that the globally popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street’s famous “Charging Bull” will remain in place through February 2018. (March 27)
The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats.
Storyful News Published on Mar 8, 2017
Ad Agency Puts ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Opposite Wall Street’s Charging Bull
Courtesy: State Street Global Advisors/McCann
Dagbladet Published on Mar 7, 2017
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