The High Line’s opening may have been pushed back to June, but the Friends of the High Line are determined we don’t lose interest. They dug up nude photographs by Kevin McDermott, from a series of shoots he did before the renovation. “It was a couple of years ago. I knew it was that last patch of wilderness in the middle of Manhattan,” McDermott says. “I mostly used the northernmost sections. Going to the other sections just seemed a little bit more likely we’d get caught.” Were there any onlookers? “There could have been—it’s in the middle of the city! But it felt sort of dead, or quiet,” he said. “I went up there trying to create something beautiful.”
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