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NEW YORK (AP) - An art installation along a narrow corridor of John F. Kennedy Airport may have to be destroyed to make room for more people.

"Curtain Wall" is a series of 58 cloud-like molded structures by sculptor Harry Roseman. It's affixed to the walls of a Terminal 4 walkway that leads to the customs hall.

It's been there since 2001.

The New York Times says that the company that operates Terminal 4 and commissioned and owns the sculpture wants to remove it by spring. JFK International Terminal LLC says that would expand the passageway 13 inches to 15 feet, 3 inches.

But the large work may have to be destroyed unless the artist can find a new home for it.

The company is trying to help Roseman find a new site.

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