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The High Line
Navigating the Portals Between Works by Ligia Lewis and Firelei Baez
This summer, I saw the recent High Line commissions as portals into what Sarah Cervenak and J. Kameron Carter call “the black outdoors”: a space of “gathering” for thinking about how to “hold” instead of “to have.”
How Merce Cunningham Worked with Filmmakers to Make the Camera Dance
A series of films installed on the High Line make the camera an intimate actor in experimental dance.
An Opera on the Highline Revolves Around What Transpires at 7 O’Clock
This week on the High Line, 1,000 singers will come together to tell the diverse and personal stories of New Yorkers.
Will a Giant Boob or Chameleon Inaugurate the High Line’s New Public Art Plinth?
In spring 2018, the industrial park will inaugurate its first space dedicated specifically to art: the High Line Plinth.
The New Whitney Museum, a Machine for Looking at Art — and Being Seen Looking at Art
In 1977, Jean Baudrillard published his take on a shiny new art museum that had just opened in Paris.
Blue Chip Chelsea: Keifer, Rauschenberg, Sugimoto + Surprises
Yesterday afternoon, I ventured out into the bordering on bad weather and braved the gray skies to bring you the latest on Chelsea this November. The gallery district is probably much as you remember it, with high-end galleries showing off their blue chip stables and smaller spaces skipping to keep up. Yet there are still pleasant surprises to be found in the warehouse-strewn streets, from lesser known painters that include (gasp!) a ceramicist to commercial shows that may as well be museum retrospectives. Continue below for the blow-by-blow of my blue-chip Chelsea trip.