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2019_06_01E7_High_Line_198NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: 19.604692 (by Firelei Báez)
19.604692 degrees N
72.218596 degrees W
Firelei Báez (b. 1981, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic) references European decorative arts spread by colonial empires. Located at 20th Street, Báez’s work depicts a Haitian Sans-Souci Palace ruin that appears to sink into the ground. In this... (Partially reviewed)
2017_NY_High_Line_95Horatio3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: 95 Horatio Street, 2017 (by Do Hu Suh)
Do Hu Suh
95 Horatio Street, 2017
June 2017-ongoing
2018_NY_High_Line_Cream3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Agora: C.R.E.A.M. (by Sable Elyse Smith)
Sable Elyse Smith (b. 1986, Los Angeles, California) examines the complex language and emotional landscapes embedded in systems of surveillance and structures of constraint, and the often invisible ways in which they shape our minds and direct our bodies. For the High Line, Smith creates C.R.E.A.M....
2018_NY_High_Line_Change4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Agora: Forgiving Change (by Timur Si-Qin)
Timur Si-Qin (b. 1984, Berlin, Germany) creates artwork that posits advertising and commercial marketing as a result and extension of biology. Across his practice, Si-Qin works to combat essentialism—whether in branding, language, or nature itself. He often builds seemingly organic environments whose...
2018_NY_High_Line_Lamp2NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Agora: I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door (by Dorothy Iannone)
Dorothy Iannone
I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door
March 2018–March 2019
Adjacent to the High Line at 22nd St.
Dorothy Iannone is a Berlin-based artist whose works focus on eroticism and the female sexual experience. Inspired by Egyptian frescoes, Byzantine mosaics, and ancient fertility statues,...
2018_NY_High_Line_Cree4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Agora: pêyakotênaw (by Duane Linklater)
Duane Linklater (b. 1976, Moose Factory, Canada) is an Omaskêko Ininiwak artist from Moose Cree First Nation. He explores the relationship between indigenous people and museums, especially the differences in how the two value indigenous institutions and art objects. For the High Line, Linklater presents...
2018_NY_High_Line_Dig7NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Agora: The Dig of No Body (by Mariechen Danz)
Mariechen Danz (b. 1980, Dublin, Ireland) is a Berlin-based artist who researches representations of the body, investigating the way it has been given meaning in various cultures, epochs, and fields of knowledge. In her installations, performances and music, often in collaboration with other artists and...
2018_NY_High_Line_Bunk_Bed3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Agora: Void Ratio of a Bunk Bed (by Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa)
Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa (b. 1978, Guatemala City, Guatemala) creates sculptures, videos, and performances that explore absence, presence, and the way our bodies interact with the built environment. For the High Line, Ramirez-Figueroa casts a bunk bed in aluminum, referencing the fraternity of a shared...
2016_NY_High_Line_BlueP2NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Blue Portrait (Nokia N82) (by Torbjørn Rødland)
Torbjørn Rødland
In "Blue Portrait (Nokia N82)," the Los-Angeles based photographer uses his camera to create a mysterious, even perplexing combination of images, juxtaposing—among other things—a Nokia mobile phone and a portrait of Anne Frank. Presented as part of a series of public art installations...
2019_06_01F5_High_Line_BB15NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Blue & Brown (by Ryan Sullivan)
Ryan Sullivan (b. 1983, Malone, New York) makes work that reflects a dynamic approach to abstract painting. His latest paintings are the result of an industrial casting process guided by spontaneity and improvisation: he applies pigment and resin in multiple layers to an open-faced mold. The resulting... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_01F6_High_Line_Brick5NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Brick House (by Simone Leigh)
Simone Leigh
Brick House
June 2019 – September 2020

For the inaugural High Line Plinth commission, Simone Leigh presents Brick House, a sixteen-foot-tall bronze bust of a Black woman. The torso is a combination of the forms of a skirt and a clay house. The figure will stand tall and... (Partially reviewed)
2017_NY_High_Line_Chess6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: chess: relatives (by Darren Bader)
Darren Bader
chess: relatives
May 6, 2017 – April 2018
On the High Line under The Standard, High Line

Darren Bader is an artist whose practice takes a variety of forms, all of which he considers sculpture. He often bridges absurdity and sincerity, resulting in humorous, tongue-in-cheek works that...
2019_06_01E4_High_Line_5Conv9NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Five Conversations (by Lubaina Himid)
Lubaina Himid (b. 1954, Zanzibar, Tanzania) creates life-size portraits cut into silhouettes that stand freely as flat sculptures. These works have a theatrical quality, referencing stage sets and the flatness of the simplified histories that dominate our world. With Five Conversations, Himid introduces... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_01E3_High_Line_Garlands8NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Garlands (by Daniel Buren)
Daniel Buren (b. 1938, Boulogne-Billancourt, France) is best known for his use of alternating stripes—in the form of industrial awning fabric, colored glass, painted columns, and more, alternating with 8.7-cm-wide stripes of white and bold colors—that he began in the 1960s. For the High Line, Buren... (Partially reviewed)
2016_NY_High_Line_HS3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Heritage Studies #10 (by Iman Issa)
Heritage Studies #10
A five-foot-long copper cylinder, part of her ongoing work “Heritage Studies” begun in 2015.
2017_NY_High_Line_Hop6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Hop, Skip, Jump, and Fly: Escape From Gravity (by Sheila Hicks)
Sheila Hicks
Hop, Skip, Jump, and Fly: Escape From Gravity
June 2017 – March 2018
On the High Line at the Western Rail Yards

For over 50 years, American artist Sheila Hicks has redefined the boundaries of fiber as a medium, creating a distinctive body of work that falls between the fields of fine...
2019_06_01F1_High_Line_I_Lift8NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door (by Dorothy Iannone)
Dorothy Iannone
I Lift My Lamp Beside the Golden Door
March 2018 – Fall 2019

Dorothy Iannone is a Berlin-based artist whose works focus on eroticism and the female sexual experience. Inspired by Egyptian frescoes, Byzantine mosaics, and ancient fertility statues, Iannone depicts the act of... (Partially reviewed)
2016_NY_High_Line_Pres4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: I want a president (by Zoe Leonard)
I want a president
A text-based work installed on the occasion of the upcoming 2016 U.S. presidential election, this piece from 1992 renders a poignant portrait of the cultural and political climate in the early ‘90s in New York City with words that still...
2019_06_01F3_High_Line_Trout4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: La truite (by Ei Arakawa)
Ei Arakawa (b. 1977, Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan) is known for performances that often incorporate previous artwork or collaborations with other artists. For the High Line, Arakawa installs at 26th Street two new singing LED paintings, a translation of Gustave Courbet’s 1872 and 1873 paintings,... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_01F4_High_Line_Love11NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Love (by Robert Indiana)
Robert Indiana’s ‘LOVE’ Sculptures Exhibited Along the High Line
Kasmin Gallery opened an exhibit Friday of three of the artist's “LOVE” pop art sculptures
By Liam McBain
Published May 6, 2019 at 7:35 PM | Updated at 7:35 PM EDT on May 6, 2019
Robert Indiana’s famous “LOVE” pop art sculptures can... (Partially reviewed)
2017_NY_High_Line_Amulet3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: Amulet II (by Jumana Manna)
Jumana Manna
Mutations: Amulet II
April 2017 – March 2018

Jumana Manna (b. 1987, Princeton, New Jersey) makes films and sculptures that explore the ways in which power— be it social, political, or interpersonal — interacts with the human body. Her sculptures take interest in the calcifications of...
2017_NY_High_Line_CTrap3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: Avian Bird’s-Eye Burl Perch Camera Trap (by Larry Bamburg)
Larry Bamburg
Mutations: Avian Bird’s-Eye Burl Perch Camera Trap
April 2017 – March 2018

Larry Bamburg (b. 1974, Houston, Texas) uses natural materials to create process-based works that often vacillate between living and dead, natural and manmade. For Mutations, Bamburg erects Avian Bird’s-Eye...
2017_NY_High_Line_Giantess3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: Giantess (by Sascha Braunig)
Sascha Braunig
Mutations: Giantess
April 2017 – March 2018

Sascha Braunig (b. 1983, Qualicum Beach, Canada) is known for her highly sculptural paintings of abstracted figures. For the High Line, Braunig presents Giantess, a sculpture of two oversized shoes with sharp, elongated toes and heel...
2017_NY_High_Line_Swallower6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: L’Avalée des avalés (The Swallower Swallowed) (by Jon Rafman)
Jon Rafman
Mutations: L’Avalée des avalés (The Swallower Swallowed)
April 2017 – March 2018

Jon Rafman’s (b. 1981, Montreal, Canada) videos and sculptures are comprised of images constantly swallowing one another, much in the way that we consume media ourselves every day. For the High Line, Rafman...
2017_NY_High_Line_Deliciosa5NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: La Deliciosa Show (by Radamés “Juni” Figueroa)
Radamés “Juni” Figueroa
Mutations: La Deliciosa Show
April 2017 – March 2018

Radamés “Juni” Figueroa (b. 1982, Puerto Rico) builds site-specific gathering spaces from rudimentary, and often found, building materials. Everyday life in the tropics is central to Figueroa’s work as a visual reference...
2017_NY_High_Line_Locus6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: Locus of Control (by Alisa Baremboym)
Alisa Baremboym
Mutations: Locus of Control
April 2017 – March 2018

Alisa Baremboym (b. 1982, Moscow, Soviet Union) currently works using unglazed fired clay, acrylic and steel to explore the porous relationship between our physical bodies and the consequences of production and consumption in...
2017_NY_High_Line_Rest_In5NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: REST IN (by Guan Xiao)
Guan Xiao
Mutations: REST IN
April 2017 – March 2018

Guan Xiao (b. 1983, Chongqing, China) works primarily in sculpture, installation, and video. Layering images and texts digitally printed on fabric backdrops with ready- and custom-made objects stacked or displayed on tripods, Guan’s work suggests...
2017_NY_High_Line_Salam6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: Salamanderbrunnen (by Veit Laurent Kurz)
Veit Laurent Kurz
Mutations: Salamanderbrunnen
April 2017 – March 2018

Veit Laurent Kurz (b. 1985, Erbach, Germany) cultivates artificial ecosystems composed of a variety of living and nonliving materials, including plants, mosses, nondescript chemicals, biohazardous material containers, industrial...
2017_NY_High_Line_Tidal3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: Section of Intertidal Landscape (Hair Metastasis) (by Max Hooper Schneider)
Max Hooper Schneider
Mutations: Section of Intertidal Landscape (Hair Metastasis)
April 2017 – March 2018

Max Hooper Schneider (b. 1982, Los Angeles) builds terrariums and aquariums that contain a panoply of natural and synthetic animals and plants. Hooper Schneider embeds these “Trans-Habitats”...
2017_NY_High_Line_Sphinx5NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: SPHINX JOACHIM (by Marguerite Humeau)
Marguerite Humeau
April 2017 – March 2018

Marguerite Humeau (b. 1986, France) weaves factual events into speculative narratives, enabling unknown, invisible, or extinct forms of life to erupt in grandiose splendor. For the High Line, Humeau proposes SPHINX JOACHIM, a...
2017_NY_High_Line_Canary5NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: The Emperor’s Canary (by Joanna Malinowska and C.T. Jasper)
Joanna Malinowska and C.T. Jasper
Mutations: The Emperor’s Canary
April 2017 – March 2018

Joanna Malinowska (b. 1972, Gdynia, Poland) and C.T. Jasper ( b. 1971, Gdansk, Poland) make videos, sculptures, and sound works that intertwine historical and geographical narratives in absurd post-colonial...
2017_NY_High_Line_Forecast3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Mutations: The Forecast (New York Situation) (by Dora Budor)
Dora Budor
Mutations: The Forecast (New York Situation)
April 2017 – March 2018

Dora Budor (b. 1984, Zagreb, Croatia) works in systems of film ecologies, using a variety of screenused materials from film sets, including set miniatures, prosthetics and skin appliances, props and visual effects...
2019_06_01F2_High_Line_Agitator8NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Silent Agitator (by Ruth Ewan)
Ruth Ewan
Silent Agitator
April 2019 – March 2020

Ruth Ewan researches communities, organizations, and individuals from the history of activism and alternative educational models. She then presents this research in a variety of interactive and experiential formats, ranging from a jukebox of... (Partially reviewed)
2019_06_01E6_High_Line_Sister6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Sister of the Road (by Lara Schnitger)
Lara Schnitger’s (b. 1969, Haarlem, Netherlands) work crosses the boundaries of installation, sculpture, fashion, architecture, and collage. The physicality of her works celebrates the female body and frames femininity as a complex and powerful force. Schnitger’s large-scale sculpture Sister of the... (Partially reviewed)
2016_NY_High_Line_Sleep9NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Sleepwalker (by Tony Matelli)
A hyper-realistic painted bronze sculpture of a somnambulant man lost and adrift in the world.
2016_NY_High_Line_Smart6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Smart Tree (by Nari Ward)
Smart Tree
APRIL 2016 – MARCH 2017
A Smart car with an apple tree sprouting from its roof inspired by a childhood memory of the artist.
2016_NY_High_Line_Steel3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Steel Rings (by Rayyane Tabet)
Steel Rings
A sculpture that replicates 37 kilometers of the defunct Trans-Arabian Pipeline, a 753-mile-long American venture that transported oil by land from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon through Jordan, Syria, and the Golan Heights between 1950 and 1983.
2016_NY_High_Line_Bathers6NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Sunbathers I & II (by Kathryn Andews)
Sunbathers I & II
MAY 2016 – MARCH 2017
Two aluminum boxes featuring screen-printed images responding to the High Line.
2017_NY_High_Line_Floaters5NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: the floaters (by Henry Taylor)
Henry Taylor
the floaters
March 17, 2017 – March 2018
2016_NY_High_Line_Red4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: The Red Inside (by Paulo Nazareth)
A grouping of cast cement watermelons that references the corrupt labor policies involved in the construction of the iconic historical capital of Brasília.
2016_NY_High_Line_Blind4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Untitled (Blind Idealism Is...) (by Barbara Kruger)
MARCH 21, 2016 – MARCH 2017

New York, NY (March 16, 2016) – Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art is pleased to announce the upcoming High Line Commission by renowned artist Barbara...
2016_NY_High_Line_Swan3NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Untitled (Swan) (by Matt Johnson)
Untitled (Swan)
A new sculpture derived from the artist’s doodles in a sketch book, then bent from an original rail track from the High Line.
2019_06_01E5_High_Line_Xocomil4NY -- NYC -- High Line -- Art: Xocomil (by Vivian Suter)
Vivian Suter (b. 1949, Buenos Aires, Argentina) creates abstract paintings that mirror the lush landscape of Panajachel, Guatemala, her home of over 30 years. Suter makes her paintings outside where they are transformed by the changing elements. In this way, the artist actively invites the natural... (Partially reviewed)

What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2019_08_12_Straczynski117Politics & Prose -- J. Michael Straczynski ("Becoming Superman")
J. Michael Straczynski - Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood Straczynski is best known as the creator of the Babylon 5 and Sense8 TV shows, but his amazing four-decade career also encompasses screenwriting—Changeling, Thor, and World War Z—writing for several D.C. and Marvel Comi... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_12D2_Johnston154DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance. Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington Secre... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_04E1_Munroe132Politics & Prose @ Sidwell Friends -- Randall Munroe ("How To")
Randall Munroe - How To — in conversation with Alexandra Petri at Sidwell Friends Randall Munroe, the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing Explainer, brings readers a way to better understand the science and technology behind... (Partially reviewed)
2019_09_14A1_SPX_Other195MD -- Bethesda -- Small Press Expo (2019) -- Other (Saturday)
Folks shown here include Randy Tischler, Sheena Wolf, Sara Duke, R.M. Rhodes, Dustin Harbin, Karen Green, Michael Cavna, Mike Rhode, Eddie Campbell, Jamie Noguchi, David Crispino, Mike Riley, Jordan Clark, Keith Knight, Rick Banning, Rikke Villadsen, Kate Lacour, R. Sikoryak, Lenora Yerkes, Ted Rall... (Partially reviewed)
2019_08_02C2_Touchstone_AmerIsO152DC -- Touchstone Gallery -- Opening Reception: America Is...
AMERICA IS ... Artists Explore, Ask and Answer: What is America today? National Juried Show On display: August 2 – 29, 2019 Opening Reception: Friday, August 2, 6 - 8:30 pm Hors d'oeuvres by Occasions Caterers Gourmet Frozen Desserts by Moorenko's Ice Cream Program: 7pm - jurors remarks, 7:15pm - c... (Partially reviewed)

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