The High Line Blog

  • High Line Art Presents #SolarPanel: A Reflection of Our Global Environment

    Basim Magdy, Time Laughs Back at You Like a Sunken Ship, 2012. (Video Still) Super 8 film transferred to HD video. 9 min. 31 sec. Courtesy Newman Popiashvili Gallery.   Help fuel the artistic energy on the High Line this month with our weekly #SolarPanel! Organized in conjunction with Hi... read more
  • Art Gone Wild

    Carol Bove’s Celeste (2013) peeks through the Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus carota) at the rail yards. Photo by Timothy Schenck Carol Bove’s organic shapes and weathered metals seem to sprout from the natural landscape on the undeveloped section of the High Line at the Rail Yards like the green gr... read more
  • Gilbert & George's 'Waking' Returns Your Gaze

    Those eyes! Gilbert & George's Waking keeps a close watch on the High Line. Photo by Steven Severinghaus Waking (1984), the prismatic High Line Billboard by artists Gilbert & George, draws the eye like a magnet. However, unlike most billboards vying for your gaze on any given day in New York C... read more
  • Photo of the Week: Reflections on the High Line

    Photographer Andrew Frasz 's image of El Anatsui’s Broken Bridge II captures the majesty of this work on a brilliant morning. The piece is installed between West 21 and 22 Streets on the High Line and is on view until September 30. Brooklyn-based High Line Photographer Andrew Frasz perfectly... read more
  • (Unofficial) Plant of the Week: Christmas Palm

    At the southern end of the 14th Street Passage an out-of-place tree sways in the September breeze, attracting the attention of park visitors as they pass. With its tall, nearly 18-foot stature, full head of verdant fronds, and slender bare trunk, this tree looks as if it’d be more at home alon... read more
  • A Kaleidoscope of Color by Gilbert & George

    Gilbert & George, Waking. Photo by Timothy Schenck   The High Line Art Billboard is back in action, sporting Gilbert & George’s Waking (1984) next to the High Line at West 18th Street. With luminous colors and thick black outlined figures, the semi-mirrored composition of faces and bodies ... read more
  • Kids Create Their Own Masterpieces at Arty Hours

    At Arty Hours, held Saturday mornings, kids are encouraged to think creatively about the artistic process in relation to the art on view at the High Line. Photo by Elena Bernstein Ever dream of memorializing yourself as a sculpture in a public park? These lucky kids transformed dreams into rea... read more
  • Virginia Overton's Parked Pickup

    The artist (bottom center) installing her High Line Commission Untitled. Photo by Friends of the High Line.   With less than a month left to see Virginia Overton’s beloved pickup truck before it says its goodbyes, we thought this was a perfect time to spotlight Overton’s High Line Commis... read more
  • Photo of the Week: The Work Continues

    A view from the end of the High Line at West 30th Street offers a front row seat to the construction and expansion happening on the final section of the High Line. Photo by Friends of the High Line   When construction is complete, The High Line at the Rail Yards will stretch one half mil... read more
  • Raymond Pettibon Brings America’s Favorite Pastime to the High Line

    Raymond Pettibon, No Title (Safe he called...), 2013. Photo by Timothy Schenck. Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York / London.   You only have a few more days to see artist Raymond Pettibon’s High Line Billboard No Title (Safe he called…), on view next to the High Line at West... read more