Arturo Di Modica

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Arturo Di Modica (January 26, 1941  February 19, 2021) was an Italian sculptor, widely known for his Charging Bull sculpture that he left outside the New York Stock Exchange between pre-dawn police patrols on December 15, 1989.

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Arturo Di Modica
Di Modica and Charging Bull in 2014
Born(1941-01-26)January 26, 1941
DiedFebruary 19, 2021(2021-02-19) (aged 80)
Vittoria, Sicily, Italy
NationalityItalian and American
Notable workCharging Bull (1987–1989)
MovementPost-war modern art

English sculptor Henry Moore nicknamed Di Modica “the young Michelangelo[1] after they met in Italy in the 1960s.