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.
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 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.
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.
With dense strokes and expressionistic lines, Pettibon conveys the movement and dynamism of a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Brooklyn Dodgers, evoking a longstanding history well-known to baseball fans: the departure of the Dodgers from Brooklyn to Los Angeles.