‘DRAMATICALLY VANDALISED’: PUBLICLY FUNDED $22,000 BANANA SPLITS OPINION IN MELBOURNE

A 1.8-metre public sculpture of an anthropomorphic banana has caused a rumble among residents in Melbourne – and has already been victim to vandalism. The artwork, which features a menacing skull facing out onto Rose Street in Fitzroy, is titled Fallen Fruit. Erected on 8 November, it was purchased by the City of Yarra for $22,000 out of a $100,000 grant bestowed by the Transport Accident Commi...

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