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Recreating a childhood memory, the artist presents a Smart car covered in tire treads with an apple tree growing out of its roof.

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New York, NY (April 12, 2016) – Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art is pleased to announce the upcoming High Line Commission by artist Nari Ward titled Smart Tree (2016). Recreating a childhood memory, the artist presents a Smart car covered in tire treads with an apple tree growing out of its roof. Installed on the High Line at West 23rd Street, the sculpture will be on view …

New York, NY (April 12, 2016) – Presented by Friends of the High Line, High Line Art is pleased to announce the upcoming High Line Commission by artist Nari Ward titled Smart Tree (2016). Recreating a childhood memory, the artist presents a Smart car covered in tire treads with an apple tree growing out of its roof. Installed on the High Line at West 23rd Street, the sculpture will be on view from April 29, 2016 to March 2017.

Nari Ward makes sculptural installations from materials he collects in his own neighborhoods—in his original hometown in Jamaica, in various neighborhoods in New Jersey …

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Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street, between 10th & 11th Avenues
New York, NY, US
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