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'Fearless Girl' Has New Foe: the 'Charging Bull' Sculptor

Arturo Di Modica says newer bronze statue is messing up his creation's vibe

(Newser) - The sculptor of Wall Street's "Charging Bull" statue is accusing New York City of violating his legal rights by allowing the "Fearless Girl" statue to be installed facing the bronze beast without his permission. Attorney Norman Siegel tells the AP that Arturo Di Modica will explain at... More »

Geez, Wally, You're an Abstract Artist Now

Tony Dow of 'Leave it to Beaver' fame makes name as sculptor

(Newser) - He is, and likely forever will be, best known as good old Wally Cleaver, the big brother who had to bail out a goofball sibling facing one dilemma after another on the classic TV series Leave it to Beaver. For the last dozen years, though, Tony Dow has been carving... More »

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois Dead at 98

French-born US artist worked to the end

(Newser) - French-born American artist Louise Bourgeois has died, ending a career as an artist that stretched from the early 1920s until last week. The sculptor, who moved from Paris to New York City in 1938, worked with a wide variety of materials and was known for her unflinching approach to themes... More »

Police Say Mia Farrow's Brother Killed Himself

(Newser) - The death of actress Mia Farrow's brother has been ruled a suicide. Police say Patrick  Farrow, a 66-year-old sculptor, shot himself in his Vermont gallery Monday night. Police initially classified Farrow's death as suspicious, but later said the medical examiner's ruling of suicide was consistent with evidence found at the... More »

Death of Mia Farrow's Brother 'Suspicious'

Sculptor found in his Vermont home

(Newser) - Mia Farrow's 66-year-old brother has died under "suspicious" circumstances, say Vermont police. Cops found Patrick Farrow, a sculptor of note, at his home yesterday after receiving a call from his wife. Details are murky beyond that. Police say they don't suspect foul play, but they also contend, without elaboration,... More »

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