Yerica R

Ā  Ā  Ā Ā While I was walking around Ā there is this image statutes in New York Ā calledĀ Charging Bull, which is sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, Ā is a bronze sculpture that stands in Bowling GreenĀ in the Financial DistrictĀ Ā in Manhattan New York City. Originally guerrilla artĀ Ā installed unofficially by Arturo Di ModicaĀ Ā its popularity led to it being a permanent feature. The 7,100-pound 3,200 kg sculpture stands 11 feet 3.4 m tall and measures 16 feet 4.9 m long. The oversize sculpture depicts a bull, the symbol of aggressive financial optimism and prosperityĀ leaning back on its haunches and with its head lowered as if ready to charge. The sculpture is both a popular tourist destination which draws thousands of people a day, as well as “one of the most iconic images of New York”

Ā  Ā  Ā  Ā  Ā The bronze color and hard, metallic texture of the sculpture’s surface emphasizes the brute force of the creature. The work was designed and placed so that viewers could walk around it, which also suggests the creature’s own movement is unrestricted a point reinforced by the twisting posture of the bull’s body, according to Durante.Charging Bull, then, shows an aggressive or even belligerent force on the move, but unpredictably. It’s not far-fetched to say the theme is the energy, strength, and unpredictability of the stock market, The sculpture technically has a temporary permit allowing it to stand on city property since the city does not own the sculpture, but the temporary permission has lasted since 1989, when city officials said the new location would not be permanent.





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