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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.

Gilbert & George Waking

For the High Line, Gilbert & George present Waking (1984), an image populated by the young that represent the primal life forces at their most formative and explosive stages.

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Channels
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Peter Fischli and David Weiss The Way Things Go

For a full half hour, the video follows a series of objects and constructions as they activate one another in a painstaking yet mesmerizing sequence of events.

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Robert Breer Selected Works

A series of videos by this influential artist, who is best known for his kinetic sculptures and experimental filmmaking.

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Shigeko Kubota Rock Video: Cherry Blossom

Images of cherry blossoms against a bright blue sky, the video uses electronic processing techniques to transform and manipulate the delicate images, creating a dynamic convergence of the natural forms of the blossoms and the technological form of the medium on which they are captured.

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Various Artists A Tale of Two Islands

Featuring works by Beatrice Gibson with Alex Waterman, and Frank Heath, each video offers a portrait of an island located in New York City.

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Nicole Miller The Conductor

A man jerks his head and his face contorts and stretches as he conducts an orchestra without the aid of a conductor’s baton or music.

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Commissions
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Carol Bove Caterpillar

Seven abstract sculptures punctuate the wild landscape on the High Line at the Rail Yards, the third and final section of the High Line still closed to the public. Bove’s sculptures reveal themselves among the unruly vegetation like pristine ruins of a lost civilization.

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Various Artists Busted

A group exhibition installed in various locations along the High Line, “Busted” features nine sculptures that engage with the tradition of public landmarks and civic monuments that have defined our public spaces for centuries.

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El Anatsui Broken Bridge II

A monumental tapestry made of pressed tin and mirrors, Broken Bridge II is the largest outdoor installation ever by the artist. The work is a stunning visual of wave-like patterns and folds, reflecting the surrounding landscape of the High Line and the fabric of the city.

Richard Artschwager Blps

A number of the artist’s iconic lozenge-shaped marks–blps – are installed on and around the High Line, drawing attention to architecture, structures, and surfaces that usually go unnoticed, and creating an opportunity for the “useless looking”.

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Virginia Overton Untitled

A pickup truck with its bed filled with bricks is turned into a sculpture installed on the stacked parking next to the High Line. The artist creates a temporary monument to American car culture and life in today’s metropolises, turning the city itself into a pedestal for artist interventions.

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Events
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Mark Dion and Cecilia Alemani Walk & Talk: Nature and the Unexpected

Artist Mark Dion and High Line Art’s Cecilia Alemani explore the places in which art and the natural world collide.

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2014 High Line Art Dinner

The second annual High Line Art Dinner, featuring sunset cocktails and an intimate seated dinner in the Chelsea Market Passage. Proceeds help Friends of the High Line sustain the public art program and ongoing maintenance and operations of the park

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2013 High Line Art Dinner

The first High Line Art Dinner, with proceeds helping Friends of the High Line sustain the public art program and ongoing maintenance and operations of the park, featured sunset cocktails, an intimate seated dinner in the Chelsea Market Passage, and an incredible performance conceived by artist Pablo Bronstein.

Jennifer West Screening of One Mile Film

The result of a day-long performance, the film features images of rooftops, the New York City skyline, and other locations typically not accessible to the public intertwined with those markings left by the visitors during the performance, including shoe and hand prints, written messages, drawings, and stroller wheel tracks.

Simone Forti High Line Art Talk

Legendary artist and dancer Simone Forti (b. 1935) talks about her experimental dance practice in anticipation of Huddle, her performance on the High Line on Thursday, May 24.

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Performances
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Ryan McNamara Misty Malarky Ying Yang

To mark the 35th anniversary of Jimmy Carter’s “Malaise Speech,” the artist and a group of dancers will recite the famous speech in a vibrantly costumed formation that parades down the High Line

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Cally Spooner IT’S ABOUT YOU

A three-channel video installation projected on the walls of the 14th Street Passage, which is animated by three opera singers reading from the libretto embedded within the videos.

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David Lamelas Time Line on the High Line

Visitors are invited to stand in a line and one by one they “hold” the time for an estimated one minute, at which point they then “pass” the time to the next person, and so on, eventually revealing the subjective nature of time.

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Jamal Cyrus Texas Fried Tenor

In “Texas Fried Tenor,” Jamal Cyrus creates a dynamic, sensorial, and eclectic soundscape by deep-frying a saxophone while reciting a poem based on the Texas Tenor saxophone tradition.

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Benjamin Patterson A Penny for Your Thoughts

Patterson’s performance promotes an exchange between artist and viewer in which the artist offers participants hats constructed from newspapers in exchange for an idea, imbuing the performance with a type of humor common to many Fluxus projects.

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