The High Line Blog

  • Rashid Johnson’s Minimalist Blocks

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. Learn more about Rashid Johnson's Blocks, now on view on the High Line at Little West 12th Street. Inspired by a childhood... read more
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    Flashback Friday: Thomas Demand's High Line Billboard

    Photo by Timothy Schenck Did you know that Friends of the High Line has been presenting public art since the opening of the park in 2009? Over the past six years, High Line Art has commissioned over 120 projects by 150 national and international artists. This program has broadened the audi... read more
  • OptOutside Park Beauty Fall Visit

    #OptOutside this Black Friday

    Photo by Timothy Schenck When the last bite of turkey and stuffing are eaten on Thanksgiving Day, we're left with full bellies, unseasonably warm weather, and quality time to spend with family and friends. We believe that the holiday season is for just that – enjoying the company of ou... read more
  • Photo(s) of the Week: High Line Art in Fall

    The High Line is a unique setting for presenting art. Unlike the white wall of a traditional gallery, the plant life, the weather, and the cityscape that surround High Line Art's installations are ever changing. Over the years, Director & Chief Curator of High Line Art Cecilia Alemani has ... read more
  • Flashback Friday: Pier 54’s LaToya Ruby Frazier

    In 2014, High Line Art presented Pier 54, an empirical exhibition with ties to the renowned Pier 18 by artist and curator, Willoughby Sharp. The 1971 Pier 18 project called on 27 male artists to create sculptures, installations, and actions within the abandoned Pier 18, photographed by artists Ha... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Kevin Beasley Performance

    Photos by Liz LigonThis Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday High Line Art presented daily sound performances by artist Kevin Beasley, entitled Untitled Stanzas: Staff/Un/Site. In preparation for his performances Kevin spent months gathering sounds from along the High Line: the chirps of ... read more
  • Throwback Thursday: High Line Art's First Group Exhibition

    Did you know that Friends of the High Line has been presenting public art since the opening of the park in 2009? Over the past six years, High Line Art has commissioned over 120 projects by 150 national and international artists. This program has broadened the audience for contemporary ar... read more
  • Playing with Purpose: SANDBOX at The collectivity project

    Photos by Stephanie WilkinsLooking to have an art-filled August? SANDBOX, a series of workshops examining the intersection of urban space, architecture, and collective design that operates within the LEGO© landscape of Olafur Eliasson's The collectivity project, is already well underway. Over the... read more
  • Photo(s) of the Week: The Evolution of God by Adrián Villar Rojas

    As The Evolution of God by Adrián Villar Rojas prepares to leave the High Line, we take a look at some photos of the sculptures throughout the seasons. It is remarkable that an entire year has passed since artist Adrián Villar Rojas unveiled his site-specific sculptural work The Evolution ... read more
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    Digging Deeper with Isabelle Cornaro

    Archeo, an outdoor group exhibition about technology and obsolescence, brings together the work of artists who employ outmoded technologies and outdated machinery as a reflection on humanity's continuous fascination and frustration with technology.The following Q&A with artist Isabelle Cornar... read more