Klara Lidén (b. 1979, Stockholm, Sweden) lives and works in New York, New York, United States and Berlin, Germany. Lay Day combines a found commercial dumpster and a street lamp to create an image of a boat floating high above the street below. The work references the non-stop construction site that Chelsea has become since former Mayor Bloomberg’s rezoning of the city’s waterfronts.
Major support for the High Line Plinth is provided by Shelley Fox Aarons, Jennifer Allan Soros, Elizabeth Belfer, Suzanne Deal Booth, Fairfax Dorn, Andy and Christine Hall, Hermine Riegerl Heller, J. Tomilson Hill, The Holly Peterson Foundation, Annie Hubbard, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Donald R. Mullen, Jr., Miyoung Lee and Neil Simpkins, Doug Oliver, Mario J. Palumbo, Jr., Susan Scherr, Susan Viniar, and Anonymous.