Approaching Prudence—one of the seven sculptures that Carol Bove recently installed on the High Line's Rail Yards segment—Cecilia Alemani, curator of High Line Art, pointed out where the vegetation first appears on this northernmost stretch of the elevated park. This spot is where Bove's "nature walk" begins. Alemani spoke with A.i.A. last week, soon after Friends of the High Line began giving tours of the final portion of the track, which has not yet been renovated like the rest of the park. Bove's multipart installation "Caterpillar" will be on view here through May 2014.
The Asia Society, a global nonprofit that fosters connections between Asia and the U.S., has appointed Josette Sheeran as its new president. Sheeran, who is leaving her post as vice chairwoman of the World Economic Forum, will start June 10. Sheeran succeeds Vishakha Desai, who joined Columbia University Jan. 1 as President Lee Bollinger's special advisor for global affairs and as a professor in the school of international and public affairs. Asia Society executive vice president Tom Nagorski has served as acting head since Desai left late last year.
With a new Herzog and de Meuron-designed building and a new name, the Miami Art Museum hopes to make that tropical city a center of the art world. Formerly known as the Miami Art Museum, the institution will be re-named in Pérez's honor when it reopens in December as the Art Museum Miami. Read More
Mixed Media. Courtesy Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, and the artist.
Extraction, the most recent series of mixed media collages