Jessica Lichtenstein: A Perfect Storm
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Enter lush forests made of tiny tree nymphs in Jessica Lichtenstein’s immersive exhibition of digital, sculptural, and installation work. Elsewhere these frolicking figures appear in black silhouette against reflective silver or gold background tossed around, clinging to branches blowing in the wind.
Also see concrete hearts burst with engraved lockets with snippets from romantic poetry, Instagram, newspapers, comic books, and diaries (plus, be warned, some profanity).
Nine artists approach music through different lenses—historical, political, performative, and playful—in new installations and soundscapes installed throughout the High Line.
Sit next to human shaped sculptures made with colorful musical instruments, explore what stories discarded objects tell when played and hear what happens when a railway spike becomes a bell. Daily at dusk, see…More info
See a garland of giant faux wildflowers in suspended animation in a celebration of the collaborative spirit that animated Claes Oldenburg and the late Coosje van Bruggen’s artistic achievements and romantic partnership. Survey seminal works in sculpture including some of the most famous landmarks in urban and civic spaces around the world and learn about…More info
Explore light and rainbows with Olafur Eliasson’s investigation of the cognitive and cultural conditions of perception, seeking to offer an alternative to the current pressures that shape our existence. Trippy and gorgeous.
Exhibition is by appointment only. Closed Sunday & Monday.More info
Stop by interactive building station in heated structures along West 16th Street. Playful materials including LEGO, Magna-Tiles, Imagination Playground blocks, connect-able straws, and other materials for building; printed cards with activities conceived by architects and educators; and books on architecture and engineering encourage all ages to tap into their creative side, all while staying…More info