by Arturo Di Modica
Maestro Arturo Di Modica is one of the greatest living sculptors of the modern era. His stellar reputation has been carved out by decades of commitment to the craft, rigorous discipline and passionate dedication.
Proud of his Italian heritage, Maestro Arturo is an independent spirit, guided only by his pursuit of purity and truth through his art. Unconventional in his approach, his world-famous Charging Bull achieved overnight stardom after the artist dropped it off in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in violation of city permits. The sculpture rapidly became an urban legend and now, an international icon.
Maestro Arturo’s pieces are known for their impeccable attention to detail. He sculpts abstract pieces and is also renowned for his magnificent beasts in bronze, stainless steel and marble. His ability to capture dynamism and movement creates majestic works of art, symbols of grace and energy. Poetry in motion. Maestro Arturo’s masterpieces are also considered extremely lucky and believed to bring prosperity and success.
The artist lives between New York City and Sicily, where he is currently setting up an International School of Art. At 70, Maestro Arturo is still driven by an overwhelming passion for sculpting and strong belief in art as a medium to channel peace in the world.