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John Wesley Nine Female Inmates of the Cincinnati Workhouse Participating in a Patriotic Tableau

A reimagining of the artist’s 1976 painting; a composition featuring nine women costumed to depict the “Betsy Ross” thirteen-star American flag.

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Louise Lawler Triangle (adjusted to fit)

Known for photographs of other artists’ works, Louise Lawler brings to the High Line an image of a room featuring works by Minimalist and Conceptual Art icons Donald Judd, Frank Stella, and Sol LeWitt.

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Faith Ringgold Groovin High

A colorful and paradigmatic story quilt depicting a crowded dance hall, “Groovin High” is evocative of Ringgold’s memories of Sunday afternoon dances at the Savoy.

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Jonas Wood Shelf Still Life

A newly commissioned work consisting of a group of colorful potted plants resting on a wooden shelf acting as a reminder of the greenery that populates the High Line in the warmer months.

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Thomas Demand High Line

Thomas Demand has created a site-specific work in response to the unique environment of the elevated park. Demand’s image of colored clothespins clipped to two white clotheslines depicts a domestic scene that can also be read as a celestial landscape.

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Channels
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Yuri Ancarani IL CAPO

Yuri Ancarani’s video IL CAPO (2010) is a documentary following the foreman of the most famous marble quarry in the world in Carrara, Italy.

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Various Artists Experimental People

“Experimental People” is a group exhibition in video format featuring four artists exploring new forms of communication in the digital age.

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Mary Reid Kelley We’re Wallowing Here in Your Disco Tent

Mary Reid Kelley presents five videos based on her humorous and poignant renditions of ancient Greek mythology and historical events. Produced with Patrick Kelley, the videos’ costumes, props, and black-and-white aesthetic pay homage to many visual worlds, including Cubism, early cinema, and cartoons.

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Various Artists Fiesta Mobile

A group exhibition in video format which imagines the different ways in which music can be a force of social aggregation.

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Cheryl Donegan Your Plastic Video

A series of six videos by the renowned Conceptual artist, whose direct, low-fi videos parody dominant cultural norms.

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Commissions
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Zoe Leonard I want a president

High Line Art presents a new and timely presentation of “I want a president” (1992), the iconic work by American artist Zoe Leonard, on the occasion of the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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Barbara Kruger Untitled (Blind Idealism Is…)

A large-scale, hand-painted mural based on a quote from philosopher Franz Fanon, this new work continues the artist’s unabashed criticism of culture and power.

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Kerry James Marshall Above the Line

A large-scale, hand-painted mural newly conceived for the High Line, this particular comic painting imagines the redevelopment of rooftop water tanks as luxury homes and condominiums.

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Olafur Eliasson The collectivity project

An interactive installation of an imaginary cityscape built with over two tons of white LEGO bricks.

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Rashid Johnson Blocks

A new site-specific work installed among the vegetation of the High Line. The sculpture will transform as it interacts with the surrounding plant life over the course of its residency in the park.

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Events
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Civic Education Workshops

The High Line and The Kitchen host an afternoon of workshops and info sessions focused civic education.

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Readings and performances in response to Zoe Leonard's "I want a president"

A series of readings and performances in response to Zoe Leonard’s “I want a president,” installed on the High Line through November 17, 2016.

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SoapBox Response Various Participants

Join us this election season for SoapBox Response, an opportunity to reflect on artist Zoe Leonard’s (b. 1961, Liberty, NY) 1992 text-based work “I want a president.”

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Mary Reid Kelley with Patrick Kelley Artist Talk and Screening

Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley discuss their artistic process behind “The Thong of Dionysus” (2015), followed by a screening of the film.

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Helen Mirra Half-smiler

For Wanderlust, Mirra takes a series of morning walks, cultivating the half-smile, and anyone is welcome to join.

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Performances
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Eduardo Navarro We who spin around you

A meditative performance featuring custom-made sun viewing masks and lectures by an astrophysicist.

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Maria Hassabi Movement #2 (2016)

A new performance choreographed for four dancers.

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Naama Tsabar Composition 20

A sonic and sculptural performance featuring twenty musicians standing on their amplifiers.

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Marinella Senatore and Nástio Mosquito Visible on the High Line: Making Collaborations

A co-presentation with Creative Time, this event will include site-specific performances by Marinella Senatore and Nástio Mosquito.

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Kevin Beasley Untitled Stanzas: Staff/Un/Site

An immersive sound installation presented at the Rail Yards, featuring live and recorded sounds found in locations throughout the park.

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