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‘It’s art’: Creative piece stirs suspicion at JFK Airport security check

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JAMAICA, Queens — One person's art is another's suspicious device.

That was the case at JFK Airport where a passenger tried to bring onto the plane a can filled with what looks like plaster and which is connected with wiry ropes to three green cylindrical objects, according to TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein, who on Thursday shared a photo of the bizarre carry-on piece.

Security agents thought the item was suspicious and flagged it for inspection, but on a closer look, it was deemed safe to fly.

The traveler told the agents, "It's art."