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Houston recently had a new sculpture, the “Cloud Column,” installed, and Chicago, Dallas, Youtube and Twitter had a lot to say about it. They claimed that the Cloud Column is copycat of the “Cloud Gate” sculpture made by the same artist, Anish Kapoor. Here is a timeline of the back and forth banter that has been surrounding Houston’s bean sculpture. It is Houston versus cyberspace.