Wall street bull meets Olek

The iconic Wall Street bull over the holiday period received a multi-coloured sweater. Created by the crafty dynamo Agata Olek, the Crocheted Charging Bull is a gift from the artist to those who couldn’t be with their families during the holidays, as well as to those who don’t have coats to cover themselves. Olek crocheted together a number of handmade panels to give the 7,100 pound bronze statue a new festive skin.  This act of guerilla crafting can easily be seen as a direct homage the original sculptor Arturo Di Modica who originally installed the sculpture without permission in front of the New York Stock Exchange in December 1989.

Images via Olek


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2 Responses to Wall street bull meets Olek

  1. Lee says:

    That’s so cool, like when the Lucky Boar outside the Sydney Eye Hospital on Macquarie Street got arty wings and the statues of Victoria and Albert got dresses and skirts. Very nice 🙂 Maybe the Lucky Boar will need us to crochet him a jumper for this soon-to-come Winter…
    Lee x

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