ON VIEW THIS MONTH: High Line Art

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 12:00am to 3:00pm

ON VIEW THIS MONTH: High Line Art

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Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art features site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video and film projections, and art interventions on billboards at the High Line.

View a list of High Line Art that will be on view when you visit the park in May.

HIGH LINE COMMISSIONS

Charles Mary Kubricht, Alive-nesses: Proposal for Adaptation
West 30th Street
High Line storage containers are camouflaged with a paint scheme used to disguise World War I warships from the enemy. Learn more.

Julianne Swartz, Digital Empathy
Various locations
A sound installation greets visitors with messages of empathy and love in the park's restrooms, water fountains, and elevators. Learn more.

Sarah Sze, Still Life with Landscape (Model for a Habitat)
West 21st Street
An architectural sculpture that allows park visitors to physically enter and pass through the space it outlines, while also attracting birds and butterflies. Learn more.

Spencer Finch, The River That Flows Both Ways
West 16th Street
The glass panes in the passageway windows document a 700-minute journey on the Hudson River. Learn more.

Uri Aran, Untitled (Good & Bad)
Falcone Flyover, on the High Line between West 25th and West 27th Streets
Debuting in April
The High Line is transformed into an imaginary jungle by an ironic sound installation about our tendency to attribute animal sounds to human characteristics.

Various Artists, Lilliput
Various locations
Debuting in April
An exhibition of miniature sculptures installed at the High Line encourages visitors to go on a treasure hunt for art amidst the plantings and cityscape. Learn more.

ABOUT HIGH LINE ART
Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art commissions and produces public art projects that take place on and around the High Line. Founded in 2009, High Line Art has been showcasing a wide array of artworks including site-specific commissions, exhibitions, performances, video programs and a series of billboard interventions. High Line Art invites artists to think of creative ways to engage with the uniqueness of the architecture and design of the High Line and to foster a productive dialogue with the surrounding neighborhood and urban landscape.