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New High Line Art for April

Last Friday, David Shrigley’s humorous piece, How Are You Feeling?, debuted on HIGH LINE BILLBOARD. It will be on view through May 7. Image courtesy of David Shrigley.

Spring is in the air throughout the park. You’ll notice bright flowers popping up among the trimmed back grasses, new green shoots appearing in the planting beds, and the sweet scent of trees and shrubs covered in blooms. High Line Art is also gearing up for an exciting season of new installations, performances, and film screenings.

Here is a look at what’s on view in April.


David Shrigley, How Are You Feeling?
HIGH LINE BILLBOARD, Thursday, April 5 - Monday, May 7, 2012
David Shrigley is known for his distinct breed of humorous drawings featuring crude, wry observations of daily life. Shrigley’s work, How Are You Feeling?, debuted last week as the newest larger-than-life commission on HIGH LINE BILLBOARD, next to the High Line at West 18th Street.


HIGH LINE CHANNEL, through Tuesday, April 10
With the park open until 10:00 PM during spring hours, it’s the perfect time to stop by to see what’s new on High Line Channel. Don’t miss your last chance to see Eyeballing, a film program curated Lisa Oppenheim and Mike Sperlinger, on view until Tuesday, April 10. Featuring films by Rosalind Nashashibi, Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler, and Karl Kels, the program ties together three films with a shared perspective of New York City’s streetscape. On the High Line at West 22nd Street.


Sturtevant, Warhol Empire State
HIGH LINE CHANNEL, Wednesday, April 11 - Tuesday, May 15
Following Eyeballing will be nightly screenings of another film paying tribute to New York City. Sturtevant’s Warhol Empire State pushes the limits of resemblance and representation through a capturing and reproduction of Warhol’s original. On the High Line at West 22nd Street.


Alison Knowles, Make a Salad
HIGH LINE ART PERFORMANCES, Sunday, April 22, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
As part of our Earth Day Celebration, Alison Knowles will re-stage her iconic Fluxus performance in which she mixes a giant salad in a grand gesture and serves it to the crowd. This event will kick-off the new High Line Art program, HIGH LINE ART PERFORMANCES. Read more about upcoming performances.


Various Artists, Lilliput
HIGH LINE COMMISSIONS, Thursday, April 19, 2012 - Sunday, April 14, 2013
The first group exhibition at the High Line, Lilliput will feature miniature sculptures installed in unusual and unexpected places, creating a treasure hunt for visitors. Read more about the selection of international artists and works being featured.


Uri Aran, Untitled (Good & Bad)
HIGH LINE COMMISSIONS, Thursday, April 19, 2012 - Sunday, April 14, 2013
Aran’s playful sound installation will transform the High Line between West 25th and West 26th into an imaginary jungle. Aran’s work explores how we use personification and animal metaphors to define human behavior in our daily conversations.

See a full list of High Line Art currently on view, including recent AICA award winner Still Life with Landscape (Model for a Habitat) by Sarah Sze.

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