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Pier 54 Exhibition

Date & Time

Tuesday – Saturday, through December 13 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM


120 Eleventh Avenue (at 20th Street)

11:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

Conceived as a tribute to and a reaction against Pier 18 – a project organized by Willoughby Sharp in 1971 – Pier 54 is a High Line Art exhibition featuring photographic documentation of actions by 27 female artists that took place over the summer of 2014 on Hudson River Park’s Pier 54, a disused pier on Manhattan’s West Side.

Featuring Leonor Antunes, Rosa Barba, Francisca Benitez, Carol Bove, N. Dash, Liz Glynn, Sharon Hayes, Iman Issa, Margaret Lee, Maria Loboda, Marie Lorenz, Shana Lutker, Liz Magic Laser, Jill Magid, MPA, Virginia Overton, Leah Raintree, Emily Roysdon, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Aki Sasamoto, Xaviera Simmons, Mika Tajima, Andra Ursuta, Sara VanDerBeek, Allyson Vieira, Marianne Vitale, and Anicka Yi.

Photographs by Liz Ligon.

Read more about Pier 54.


Tours led by Cecilia Alemani, the Donald R. Mullen, Jr. Curator & Director of High Line Art
November 20, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
November 22, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
December 13, 12:00 –1:00 PM

Tours led by Melanie Kress, High Line Art Curatorial Fellow
December 4, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
December 6, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
December 11, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Tours are free and open to visitors of all ages. RSVP is required.

See all available dates and RSVP.

Major support for "Pier 54" comes from Teiger Foundation and Dorothy Lichtenstein.

Major support for High Line Art comes from Donald R. Mullen, Jr. and The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston, with additional support from Vital Projects Fund, Inc. High Line Art is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the New York City Council and from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Special thanks to Hudson River Park Trust for the use of Pier 54.

In-kind support for "Pier 54" is provided by the Haddad Family. Additional in-kind support is provided by Blick Art Materials; Laumont; The Standard, High Line; and Core Helicopters.