ADRIAN PACI on the High Line

by Kat Widing Photo by Timothy Schenck Currently on view at the High Line, Adrian Paci’s thought-provoking The Encounter (2011), PilgrIMAGE (2005) and Turn On (2004) – are inspired by both Paci’s tumultuous biography and broader, more global topics of identity as shaped by politics and socio-economics. Paci’s works derive from his experience as an exile from Albania, and yet are suggestive… Continue reading ADRIAN PACI on the High Line

Gilbert and George Brighten the High Line Art Billboard with Vibrant Colors

by Kat Widing Photo by Laura Bjorstad The High Line Art Billboard is back in action, sporting Gilbert & George’s Waking (1984) next to the High Line at West 18th Street. With luminous colors and thick black outlined figures, the semi-mirrored composition of faces and bodies recalls the look of a stained glass window. Gilbert… Continue reading Gilbert and George Brighten the High Line Art Billboard with Vibrant Colors