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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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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

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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.

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Various Artists Synesthesia

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

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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.

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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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Commissions
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Events
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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

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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.

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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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Performances
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Will Rawls Uncle Rebus

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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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