The High Line Blog

  • Cecilia Alemani on Ed Ruscha’s High Line Commission

    Ed Ruscha’s High Line Commission Honey, I Twisted Through More Damn Traffic Today is the artist’s first public art commission in New York City. All photos by Timothy Schenck.  Cecilia Alemani, the Donald R. Mullen Jr. Curator & Director of High Line Art talks about legendary artist Ed Rusc... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Archeo

    Jessica Jackson Hutchins’ sculpture Him and Me is turning heads on the Falcone Flyover, on the High Line between West 25th and West 26th Streets. Photo by Timothy Schenck High Line Art’s third group exhibition kicked off this week with the installation of eight artworks by seven national and ... read more
  • High Line Art's Spring Season

    An installation view of Marianne Vitale's Common Crossings, part of the group exhibition Archeo. Photo by Timothy Schenck High Line Art will premiere several new projects this spring as part of its ever-changing public art program, including the outdoor group exhibition Archeo, a new billboar... read more
  • Behind Pan's Kilt

    Whether semi- or fully nude, Pan delighted visitors from all over the world during his time on the High Line. Photo by Timothy Schenck  Pan, a mischievous-looking satyr, has been charming visitors from his perch at Gansevoort Street for nearly a year. Created by artist Sean Landers, the sc... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Last Weeks of ‘Busted’

    Steven Claydon’s sculpture, UNLIMITEDS & LIMITERS, is obscured by the dried grasses of the High Line’s winter landscape. Photo by Steven Severinghaus From the lifelike Human Statue (Jessie) to the humorous Nose Job to the perplexing Number One (from the series Heroes on the Run), the temporary ... read more
  • Photo of the Week: New Plants on the High Line

    Our newest High Line Billboard, Shelf Still Life by Jonas Wood, photographed by Timothy Schenck High Line Photographer Timothy Schenck perfectly captured our latest High Line Billboard, Shelf Still Life by Jonas Wood in an aerial image, allowing us to see how this monumental work of art appe... read more
  • Photo of the Week: The Park in Monochrome

    Photographer Vadim Krisyan captures the High Line beautifully in black and white. A limited palate highlights Ulla von Brandenburg’s Shadowplay on view daily beginning at 4:00 PM on High Line Channel 14 located in the 14th Street Passage on the High Line. In this age of highly saturated, fu... read more
  • 2013: The Year in Photos

    Thank you for making 2013 an incredible year for the High Line. We've gathered together some of our favorite images and stories from this extraordinary year. We hope you enjoy them. From all of us at Friends of the High Line, we wish you the very best in 2014. Volunteers and staff worked ... read more
  • Art on the Go: One-of-a-kind High Line Billboard Tote Bags

    Want to carry around a unique piece of art with you wherever you go? You’re in luck! High Line Art has launched a series of one-of-a-kind High Line Billboard tote bags, which were created from decommissioned works in the High Line Billboard series. And, as an added bonus, they’re eco-friendly.... read more
  • Photo of the Week: New High Line Billboard

    Two visitors enjoy a morning stroll despite the rain. Photo by Timothy Schenck Photographer Timothy Schenck captured this vibrant autumn photo this morning as a light rain fell on the Chelsea neighborhood. Peering out from between the trees in the 10th Avenue Square, on the High Line at We... read more