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    Is The Giant Sydney Milk Crate A Giant Copycat?

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    Yesterday, Sydney's Lord Mayor Clover Moore announced plans for new, million-dollar art installations in Sydney's CBD.

    #onair- Lord Mayor @CloverMoore about the proposed artworks for Sydney "It's fantastic everyone's talking about art"

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    #onair- Lord Mayor @CloverMoore about the proposed artworks for Sydney

    "It's fantastic everyone's talking about art"

    8:30 AM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    One of these planned installation was a gigantic bright blue milk crate.

    Why is everyone going on about the space noodle but not the milk crate? http://t.co/xH7zHWN18R

    Ben Harris-Roxas@ben_hr

    Why is everyone going on about the space noodle but not the milk crate? http://t.co/xH7zHWN18R

    9:40 AM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    At the time, the milk crate received less attention than the other planned "Spacenoodle" installation.

    big milk crate is more of a melbourne thing

    However, controversy has recently erupted as artist Jarrad Kennedy brought this to everyone's attention:

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    The post has since been edited, with Jarrad originally citing the price of his own sculpture at $5,000.

    Quick maths that's only............$2495000 less!

    Facebook users were quick to give their opinions on the whole thing.

    Whilst some have pointed out the irony in the whole thing:

    Surely the fact that the milk crate idea is stolen is the whole point.

    Jon Kudelka@jonkudelka

    Surely the fact that the milk crate idea is stolen is the whole point.

    12:38 PM - 30 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    What do you think?

    BuzzFeed has reached out to Jarrad Kennedy for comment.

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