The High Line Blog

  • Art is in Bloom

    Spring has (finally) sprung, and art is in bloom on the High Line. Popping up this season are several exhibitions featuring an international roster of artists inspiring conversation and surprise. Pope.L, chmera, 2018. Part of Agora, a High Line Commission. On view April 2018 – March 2019... read more
  • ​Henry Taylor: nurse, anthropologist, and painter

    High Line Art presents a wide array of artwork including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs, and a series of billboard interventions. For his High Line Commission, Los Angeles-based painter Henry Taylor installs a mural titled the floaters, a new, large-scale ... read more
  • High Line Art Announces the High Line Plinth

    You may have seen a recent article in The New York Times about the High Line Plinth—a new landmark destination for major public art commissions that will be on the High Line at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue on the Spur, the new section of the park set to open in mid-2018. The High Line... read more
  • Smart Tree

    A Sense of Placeness

    This spring, artist Nari Ward unveiled a new work on the High Line presented by High Line Art. Cecilia Alemani, Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Director & Chief Curator of High Line Art, recently sat down with the artist in his Harlem studio to discuss his commission, the inspiration for his work, a... read more
  • Elmgreen & Dragset’s Greater Perspective

    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 Elmgreen & Dragset's A Greater Perspective, on view through the end of March 2016, on the High Line ... read more
  • Mariana Castillo Deball’s Tales from Mexico

    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 Mariana Castillo Deball's Who would measure the space, who would tell me the moment?, part of the group ... read more
  • Throwback Thursday: Pablo Bronstein’s 'Intermezzo: Two girls wear fashion garments on a palm tree'

    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 artworks currently on view at art.thehighline.org. With his irreverent tableaux in which sculpture, ... read more
  • Yutaka Sone’s Marble Island

    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 Yutaka Sone's Little Manhattan New York, New York on view through March 2016 on the High Line at West 13... read more
  • 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