Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Pissed off artist adds statue of urinating dog next to ‘Fearless Girl’

There are reports that Peeing Dog has been removed.  Why?  What happened to tolerance for artistic expression?
NY Post reports Gee whiz, artists are so sensitive!

City sculptor Alex Gardega — seething over the Fearless Girl statue being placed across from Wall Street’s Charging Bull — has decided to retaliate with a work of his own.

Gardega created a statue of a small dog, titled Pissing Pug, and his sloppily crafted pooch takes direct aim at Fearless Girl — or, at least, at her left leg.

“This is corporate nonsense,” Gardega told The Post of Fearless Girl, saying it was put opposite artist Arturo Di Modica’s famed bull as a publicity stunt by a Boston-based financial firm.
 “It has nothing to do with feminism, and it is disrespect to the artist that made the bull,” he said. “That bull had integrity.”

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