Maya Lin


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Noun1.Maya Lin - United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)Maya Lin - United States sculptor and architect whose public works include the memorial to veterans of the Vietnam War in Washington (born in 1959)
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This is a compelling examination of relics but mainly reliquaries and their cultural as well as spiritual impact from dust and ashes, to gilded splendours and the contemporary vitrines of Anselm Keifer and even the Vietnam monument by Maya Lin, as well as the hitherto un-probed religious aspects of Joseph Beuys and Paul Thek.
com)-- American Prairie Reserve is proud to announce that artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin has been named the recipient of the second annual Ken Burns American Heritage Prize.
Among Knoll's designers are Frank Gehry, Maya Lin, Harry Bertoia, Mies, Florence and Eero Saarinen.
Palumbo's clientele includes many of the world's best known fashion and interior designers, architects and engineers, including Giorgio Armani, Maya Lin, Santiago Calatrava, Deborah Berke & Partners, and Rafael Vinoly.
Their war memorial, designed by Chinese-American Maya Lin in 1981, weathered a period of intense political backlash within and without the veteran community that reflected the country's broader sickness over the war.
WONDER, the debut exhibition at the newly renovated Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, celebrates the opening of the historic building with immersive installations by nine leading contemporary artists--Jennifer Angus, Chakaia Booker, Gabriel Dawe, Tara Donovan, Patrick Dougherty, Janet Echelman, John Grade, Maya Lin and Leo Villareal.
Unprecedented in its scope, it examines the many different manifestations of the body in art, from Anthony Gormley and Maya Lin sculptures to eight-armed Hindu gods and ancient Greek reliefs, from feminist graphics and Warhol's empty electric chair to the blue-tinted complexion of Singer Sargent's Madame X.
Artist and architect Maya Lin is 'texceptionally interested in edges, and limits: where the wall ends and the earth begins, how much water can flow across a carved stone monument without turning it into a reflecting pool, how much we can intrude upon the ecosystem before we have changed it irrevocably," writes architecture critic Paul Goldberger in the monograph Maya Lin: Topologies (Rizzoli).
He describes the politics in Washington, conflicts among individuals, the national grassroots campaign launched by veterans, fundraising, the challenges of conducting the design competition, the controversy over the winning design and its creator Maya Lin, the debate over public art and its perception, the task of verifying the names and carving them into the memorial, and how federal government approval of the design was achieved.
Continuing to reinvent the art of the memorial, Maya Lin says is her final work in this genre.
It became about the families and the heroes lost, not about Maya Lin.
Maya Lin, whose first monumental work was the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Capitol Mall in Washington, D.