Arturo Di Modica

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Arturo Di Modica (January 26, 1941 – February 19, 2021) was an Italian-born American sculptor. He was known for his Charging Bull sculpture which he left outside the New York Stock Exchange on December 15, 1989, as his gift to the United States. Di Modica received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 1999.[1][2] Di Modica was born in Vittoria, Sicily.

Di Modica died on February 19, 2021 in Vittoria, aged 80.[3] The cause of death was cancer.[4]

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  1. Risen, Clay (February 21, 2021). "Arturo Di Modica, Sculptor of the 'Charging Bull', Dies at 80". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved February 21, 2021.
  2. "Arturo Di Modica | Geist Modern Contemporary". Retrieved 2021-02-24.
  3. "Wall Street 'Charging Bull' sculptor Arturo Di Modica dies at 80". NBC News. February 20, 2021.
  4. "È morto Arturo Di Modica, lo scultore siciliano del Toro di Wall Street". (in Italian). February 19, 2021.