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    Artist Behind Wall Street Bull Wants ‘Fearless Girl’ Removed

    He’s not a fan. Arturo Di Modica, who sculpted Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull,” is calling for his statue’s feisty new neighbor to be removed, saying she violates his rights and misappropriates his work. “Fearless Girl” has won plaudits as a symbol of defiance against gender inequality, but Di Modica disagrees, saying, “That is not a symbol! That’s an advertising trick!” Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s said “Fearless Girl” will stay until 2018, responded, “Men who don’t like women taking up space are exactly why we need [her].”

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