Renowned art display confuses straphangers

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A new art exhibition is leaving some Brooklyn commuters confused.   

What appears to be an encasement of metal around the bus shelter on Fulton and Smith streets is actually a piece of art that's part of a citywide installation by renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

The exhibition, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, is a social commentary on current geopolitics, raising awareness on the way fences divide people.

However, most people thought it was just there to protect the bus shelter or to offer a place to sit.

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