The High Line Blog

  • Curator Lauren Ross in The Art Newspaper

    High Line Curator Lauren Ross with Valerie Hegarty'sAutumn on the Hudson Valley with Branches, on view right now near the park's 20th Street Entrance. Judith H. Dobrzynski of The Art Newspaper recently published an article on the High Line's own Lauren Ross, pointing out that "if exhibition att... read more
  • 2010 ENYA Awards: Reinventing the High Bridge

    ENYA 2010 Winning Entry. The Emerging New York Architects Committee(ENYA) with AIA New York recently announced the winners of its 4th international competition for High Bridge: Bronx, Building Cultural Infrastructure. The ideas competition was intended to explore urban opportunities and draw a... read more
  • Valerie Hegarty Solo Show

    Cosmic Collisions One of our favorite artists, Valerie Hegarty, whose work graces the High Line on the 20th Street gate, is having a solo exhibition of new sculpture entitled Cosmic Collisions at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in the Lower East Side. It opens on Thursday, March 4 and is running unt... read more
  • Snow People Take Over the High Line

    One of the snowmen built on the High Line over the weekend. This guy greeted visitors at the 10th Avenue Square.  This past weekend, the High Line was inundated with a peaceful army of snow people. Park visitors took advantage of the record snowfall and a created snowmen and ladies in wi... read more
  • Meet High Line Gardener Johnny Linville

    Johnny Linville at work on the High Line. Photo by David Kimelman. See more of the gardeners in action in David's album on Flickr.  Johnny Linville, one of the High Line's five full-time gardeners (and frequent equipment model) recently told me about his transition from traditional offic... read more
  • What's That Scent? Bond No. 9's New Fragrance Inspired by the High Line

    Bond No. 9 High Line Bond No. 9 is launching "High Line," a new fragrance inspired by the High Line's opening season. The company has made a generous donation to the High Line, and has also announced that a portion of all US sales of the new fragrance will go toward supporting the High Line's o... read more
  • Friday Video! 1950s Promo Video from NY Central RR

    From the Prelinger Archive, an endlessly fascinating collection of historical videos, images, and documents in the public domain, we've extracted this true gem of railroad history. It's in two parts -- a bit on the long side at nearly 28 minutes, but totally worth it. What else are you doi... read more
  • This Summer: New Sound Art by Stephen Vitiello

    A bell in Herald Square recorded for A Bell for Every Minute, courtesy the artist and Creative Time  Details for a major new art installation, going in on the High Line this summer, have been finalized. Building on the success of Spencer Finch's installation in the Chelsea Market Passag... read more
  • "Night Falls on the High Line" Video

    Still from "Night Falls on the High Line".  This video is helping us ease into our week. Daniel Turkewitz has woven together a series of shots on the High Line–clouds passing over the Hudson, delicate grasses fluttering in the breeze, sky changing from gold to inky blue, and ethereal imag... read more
  • High Line-inspired Art: Sur la ligne/On the line

    Jan Gilbert's "Sur la ligne/On the line" at 571 Projects.  571 Projects in Chelsea is now showing a High Line-inspired work by artist Jan Gilbert. The New Orleans native makes her debut in New York with a piece entitled Sur la ligne/On the line. In the gallery's press release, Gilbert stat... read more