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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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A view of the Los Angeles River
Kerry Tribe Exquisite Corpse

A 51-minute film that follows the Los Angeles River for its 51-mile length from the San Fernando Valley to the Pacific Ocean

Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz Silent

A short film that explores how silence is both an oppressive experience and an act of strong resistance, as well as how these two aspects of silence are connected.

Various Artists Synesthesia

Videos exploring shifting sensory experiences, slippages of perception, and challenging of the primacy of vision.

Adrian Melis Selected Works

A selection of video works by Adrian Melis, who makes intimate and sometimes heartbreaking videos about the history and contemporary realities of Cuba as lived inside the minds of its citizens.

Various Artists Video Narcissism

Channeling the aesthetic of direct confessionals common across reality television and YouTube video journals, the artists featured in this program speak directly to the camera.

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Sheila Hicks Hop, Skip, Jump, and Fly: Escape From Gravity

A vibrant, large-scale installation of twisting tubes of various types of colored fiber will crawl along the rails at the Western Rail Yards, surprising and delighting passerby.

Darren Bader chess: relatives

A chess game in which visitors take the place of chess pieces, their positions determined by their familial relationships to others.

Various Artists Mutations

An open-air group exhibition that explores the relationship between man and nature, looking at how the boundaries between the natural world and culture are defined, crossed, and obliterated.

Henry Taylor the floaters

Henry Taylor presents his first public art work in the form of a mural depicting the artist and a friend “blissed out,” relaxing in a swimming pool at a friend’s house in Palm Springs.

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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a lush section of the Los Angeles River
Kerry Tribe, Exquisite Corpse Panel Discussion

On the occasion of High Line Art’s screening of Kerry Tribe’s Exquisite Corpse, on July 17, High Line Art hosts a panel on urban waterways

Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz, Silent, 2016 (still). Courtesy of the artists and Marcelle Alix
Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz with Ginger Brooks Takahashi Silent

An event dedicated to exploring silence, featuring a new performance by Ginger Brooks Takahasi followed by a performative lecture by Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz

Radamés "Juni" Figueroa Mutations: La Deliciosa Show

A dance party as part of Radamés “Juni” Figueroa’s piece “La Deliciosa Show,” hosted by DJs SUCE (Sucio Smash), Laylo, and Christian Mártir.

Radamés "Juni" Figueroa Mutations: La Deliciosa Show

A music performance as part of Radamés “Juni” Figueroa’s piece “La Deliciosa Show” by Puerto Rican band Reanimadores.

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Radamés "Juni" Figueroa Mutations: La Deliciosa Show

A performance by a capella group The Lost Keys. Presented as part of “La Deliciosa Show” by Radamés “Juni” Figueroa as part of the group exhibition, “Mutations.”

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Will Rawls / I make me [sic]
Will Rawls Uncle Rebus

A choreographed meditation on Uncle Remus, the fictional narrator of the Southern folklore compilation, Brer Rabbit Tales

a woman putting make-up on in a room with recording equipment
Alexandra Bachzetsis PRIVATE: Wear a mask when you talk to me; Private Song

Both choreographer and artist, Bachzetsis performs two works wherein she seeks a way out of the norms of gender and sexual identity expression by mutating banal gestures ad nauseum.

Serena Korda Missing Time

A new immersive sound performance that considers the history and mythology of the High Line and explores its transformative and invisible histories

Sibyl Kempson 12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens

A performance, co-hosted by the Whitney and High Line Art, beginning with doll-making workshops in the lobby of the Whitney, traversing the museum’s outdoor area, and culminating in an itinerant performance by eight dancers on the High Line.

Alexandra Pirici Threshold

An ongoing action in the form of a moving, porous threshold at the gate that separates the eastern and western Rail Yards on the High Line at 30th Street between 11th and 12th Avenues.

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