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President Obama Awards the Medal of Freedom to Springsteen, DeNiro, DeGeneres and Cicely Tyson

Robert De Niro, Robert Redford, Elen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Maya Lin, Lorne Michaels, Diana Ross, Bruce Springsteen, Bill Gates and Cicely Tyson are among this years awardees of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. They are Obama’s last batch of honorees; he’s given more awards than any previous president. The medal ceremony, a good […]

Frank Gehry and Maya Lin among recipients of Obama’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Other honorees include Bruce Springsteen and Bill and Melinda Gates Architect Frank Gehry and artist and designer Maya Lin are among the 21 recipients President Obama has named for Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced today. Show More Summary

The Quiet, And Persistent, Power Of Maya Lin’s Art And Architecture

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Thanks to her culturally supportive upbringing, youthful acclaim, and preternatural self-confidence in following multidisciplinary pursuits without a careerist agenda, Lin has freed herself from the entrapments of the infernal fame machine.”

Smithsonian American Art Museum acquires artworks by Janet Echelman, Maya Lin and Leo Villareal

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced that it has acquired three artworks from its popular exhibition ?WONDER???1.8 Renwick? (2015) by Janet Echelman, ?Folding the Chesapeake? (2015) by Maya Lin and ?Volume (Renwick)? (2015) by Leo Villareal. Show More Summary

‘GLASS’ Exhibition Explores the Medium with Three Art Greats

Kiki Smith, Fred Wilson, and Maya Lin explore the material-as-medium in 'GLASS,' a new exhibition at Pace Gallery.

Renwick Gallery: Four WONDER Installations Closing Sunday

7 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Like all good things, WONDER, the most talked-about, Instagrammed, and wondrous exhibition is nearing the end of its record-breaking run. Sunday, May 8, is your last chance to see four installations on the second floor—Maya Lin's Folding the Chesapeake, Jennifer Angus' In the Midnight Garden, John Grade's Middle Fork, and Chakaia Booker's Anonymous Donor.

These 3.1 Phillip Lim Tees Redefine ‘Animal Print’

7 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

In honor of Earth Day, 3.1 Phillip Lim has released a collection of T-shirts with artist and environmentalist Maya Lin. The shirts, which are made of organic cotton and unisex, feature unique, life-sized footprints of species that are facing immediate extinction. Lin is probably best known for designing the Vietnam ... More »

Maya Lin: WONDERS of the Natural World

8 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Maya Lin, whose Folding the Chesapeake, is one of nine room-filling installations in the exhibition WONDER, spoke the other evening in the Renwick's Grand Salon about the three streams of her creative life: art, architecture, and memorials.

Works by El Anatsui, Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Maya Lin on view at Jack Shainman Gallery

10 months agoArts : Artdaily

Jack Shainman Gallery is presenting Of a Different Nature, featuring works by El Anatsui, Bernd and Hilla Becher, and Maya Lin. The exhibition juxtaposes these three masters who all engage the environment and share roots in a rigid formality that breaks apart into unexpected and often lyrical beauty. Show More Summary

Renwick Curator Nicholas Bell on WONDER

12 months agoArts / Museums : Eye Level

Folding the Chesapeake by Maya Lin. Photo by Ron Blunt. Nicholas Bell, The Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Renwick Gallery, spoke the other day about the exhibition WONDER, what led to its creation, the commonalities and differences among...

The Walker Curates the News: 11.16.2015

last yearArts : Art21 Blog

For her contribution to Wonder, the inaugural exhibition of the Smithsonian’s newly renovated Renwick Gallery, Maya Lin has created a likeness of the Chesapeake Bay based on NASA satellite imagery …

Web Snob September 4, 2015

Phillip Lim's spring 2016 show to feature installation by artist Maya Lin, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen launch dry shampoo and more of today's news... Read the full post Web Snob September 4, 2015 which appeared first on Snob Essentia...

Phillip Lim's Spring 2016 Show Will Feature a Sculptural Installation by Maya Lin

At 3 p.m. on Sept. 14, Phillip Lim will host his 10th anniversary show, and to make it extra special, the artist Maya Lin — who rose to fame at age 21 when she was chosen to design the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington, D.C. — will be creating an installation for the... Continue reading

Weekend Links: Beautiful, but Deadly

2 years agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Some flowers are beautiful; some are deadly. Some are both. So this is the place where Bill Nye hangs up his bow ties. Dogs: man's best friend? Well, Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keeffee, John Cage, Maya Lin, and dozens of other artists...Show More Summary

On Campus : Maya Lin WIll Design a 'Library of the Future' for Smith College

Photo via Friends of Smith College Libraries/Facebook Maya Lin, the American artist and designer who shot to fame with her Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C., has been tapped to lead the redesign of the Neilson Library at Smith College...

Maya Lin to Lead Redesign of Smith College Library

The assignment would be Ms. Lin’s first work on a college library, though she also designed the Langston Hughes Library in Tennessee.

The Case Against Open Design Competitions

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

Weekly Roundup

2 years agoArts : Art21 Blog

New and recent work on view by David Altmejd, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff, and additional ART21-featured artists, included in this week's roundup.

The End of Shared Sacrifice Set in Stone: Yale As Metaphor

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

Parrish Platform features nine ecologically inspired works by Maya Lin

2 years agoArts : Artdaily

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

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