Open design competitions might seem democratic, but they're a lot of wasted work by a lot of talented people. Maya Lin gave the nation its greatest war memorial. Never forget. But today her name is a false flag raised when it comes to public debates about design. Read Full Story
New and recent work on view by David Altmejd, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff, and additional ART21-featured artists, included in this week's roundup.
Architect Maya Lin and portraitist Kehinde Wiley are among the seven artists to be honored with the 2014 Department of State-Medal of Arts for their efforts to promote cultural understanding through art. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will award the medals to Lin, Wiley, Xu Bing, Mark Bradford, Sam Gilliam, Julie Mehretu and Pedro […]
I am full up to my ears with old men dreaming of wars for young men to die in. ~ George McGovern The artist and designer Maya Lin credits much of her prodigious inspiration of the winning Veteran War Memorial (1982), submitted when still...Show More Summary
The artist and architect won the annual prize, which goes to “a man or woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the beauty of the world and to mankind’s enjoyment and understanding of life.”
In the third iteration of its Platform series, the Parrish Art Museum presents artist Maya Lin, whose ecologically inspired works exist at the intersection of art, architecture, and environmental science. Platform: Maya Lin, on viewShow More Summary
Alfredo Jaar, Gabriel Orozco, and other Art21-featured artists take over the Guggenheim, Maya Lin turns a sculture into a speaker system, William Wegman is way up in Maine, and more in this week's roundup.
It's time to bring back the arch and the obelisk. Memorial designers have long relied on a standard formula: Go vertical, and slap an inscription on it. But Maya Lin's beautifully minimalist Vietnam Veterans Memorial, completed in 1982, ushered in a new era of horizontal memorials that are places as much as they are monuments. Read Full Story
Daniel Gordon wins the Foam Paul Huf Award, Allan McCollum's wooden shapes go to Idaho, Maya Lin maps lost species, and more in this week's roundup.
To fly we must have resistance. - Maya Lin
Hubbard & Birchler film forgotten and decaying sites, Trenton Doyle Hancock takes train riders on a visual journey, Maya Lin visits Smith College, and more.
This week marks the anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial -- a landmark that, though now one of the most-visited in Washington DC, had a controversial construction. The Memorial’s architect was Maya Lin, who was an undergraduate student at Yale when her design was c …
Sally Mann's photographs inspire new work, Maya Lin sculpts a landscape, Allora & Calzadilla explore rifts and borders, and more.
"In art or architecture your project is only done when you say it's done." - Maya Lin "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." - Pablo Picasso Like many Apple techies, I was on tenterhooks, waiting for the Apple iPad event big reveals, and waiting to read the tech blogs and Twitter feeds from my go-to gurus. Show More Summary
In today's "Exclusive," filmed in late 2012, Maya Lin discusses her marble sculpture series, "Disappearing Bodies of Water."
A new "Exclusive" film featuring Maya Lin and her latest exhibition at Pace Gallery.
Pace presents Here and There, a two-part exhibition of new work by American artist Maya Lin presented in London and New York this spring. Here and There is on view at Pace London, 6-10 Lexington Street, from 22 March through 11 May and at Pace, 32 East 57th Street, New York from 26 April through 22 June. Show More Summary
Miss anything this week? These posts are worth a second look: Weekly Roundup Nettrice Gaskins brought together the latest art news, with Maya Lin and her take on Europe’s topography, Roni Horn’s eponymous exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Rashid Johnson’s lecture on the artistic contributions of women and minorities, and much more. Looking at Los [...]
Maya Lin explores the topography of Europe, Roni Horn displays photographs and glass, Rashid Johnson highlights artistic contributions by women and minorities, and much more.
Breastaurant Twin Peaks has moved into the Gurgling Cod's listening area with advertisements touting wonders such as hot waitresses, cold beer and a "chef-driven menu." Yes, the Cod writes, "It's like Ferran Adria and Maya Lin teamed up to articulate...