Kubricht's piece takes up space on a future portion of the High Line currently closed to the public, but it's clearly viewable from the park's northern end. The work consists of two shipping containers painted in a bold black-and-white geometric camouflage pattern called Dazzle, which was used on ships during World War I. Its similarity to certain kinds of hard-edge abstraction is striking, but mainly the artist is interested in how the paint scheme changes your perception of the containers, especially as you look at them from different directions.
Charles Mary Kubricht, "Alive-nesses: Proposal for Adaptation"
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