High Line Art
Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art commissions and produces public art projects on and around the High Line. Founded in 2009, High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Curated by Cecilia Alemani, the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator & Director of High Line Art, and produced by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art invites artists to think of creative ways to engage with the uniqueness of the architecture, history, and design of the High Line and to foster a productive dialogue with the surrounding neighborhood and urban landscape.
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HIGH LINE CHANNEL 14
Superflex, Modern Times Forever
May 8 – June 26
HIGH LINE CHANNEL 14, daily between 7:00 AM and 10:00 PM
A look at what would happen to a building if nature was allowed to take its course over thousands of years.
HIGH LINE CHANNEL 22
Oscar Muñoz, Re/trato, 2003
April 15 - May 31, 2013
Daily beginning at 8:00 PM
HIGH LINE CHANNEL 22, Seating Steps, on the High Line at West 22nd Street
Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz has created an impressive body of work that investigates memory and history, and the ways both intertwine with our contemporary society. For the High Line, Muñoz presents his 2003 video Re/trato. Read more.
HIGH LINE COMMISSIONS
Carol Bove, Caterpillar
May 16, 2013 - May 2014
HIGH LINE COMMISSION, High Line at the Rail Yards
Free admission. Advance reservations required.
A series of large-scale sculptures punctuate the wild, untouched landscape of the High Line at the Rail Yards. Visitors will be able to view the work through advance reservations. Read more.
Various Artists, Busted
April 18, 2013 – April 2014
HIGH LINE COMMISSION, various locations on the High Line
High Line Art will present Busted, the HIGH LINE COMMISSION that includes figurative sculptures, celebratory portraits, and commemorative monuments installed on and around the High Line. Busted will feature nine acclaimed international artists including Frank Benson, Steven Claydon, George Condo, Mark Grotjahn, Sean Landers, Goshka Macuga, Ruby Neri, Amalia Pica, and Andra Ursuta. Read more.
November 21, 2012 – Summer 2013
Western wall between West 21st and West 22nd Streets on the High Line
El Anatsui presents Broken Bridge II, a monumental sculpture made of pressed tin and mirrors, which will hang on an outdoor wall adjacent to the park. Composing a stunning visual of wave-like patterns and folds, the work will reflect the surrounding landscape and mark the artist’s largest outdoor installation to date. Read more.
Virginia Overton, Untitled
Thursday, September 13, 2012 – Summer 2013
Stacked Parking at West 20th Street
Brooklyn-based artist Virginia Overton transforms an old pickup truck into a sculpture installed on the stacked parking next to the High Line at West 20th Street. Read more.
Uri Aran, Untitled (Good & Bad)
April 15 - August 2013
On the High Line between West 25th and West 26th Streets
Aran's playful sound installation will transform the High Line between West 25th and West 27th Streets into an imaginary jungle. Read more.
Spencer Finch, The River That Flows Both Ways
Debuted June 9, 2009
Chelsea Market Passage
Inspired by the Hudson River, Spencer Finch documented a 700-minute (11 hours, 40 minutes) journey on the river in a single day. Read More.
At this time, we are not accepting unsolicited proposals for High Line Art.
High Line Art is presented by Friends of the High Line and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. High Line Art is made possible by Donald R. Mullen, Jr., with additional support from the Concordia Foundation, and Vital Projects Fund, Inc. High Line Art is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.