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Cultured Traveler: Where to See (Really See) the Art of Maya Lin

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The work of the artist and architect — and the meditation and reflection it inspires — can be experienced in New England cities large and small.

Dematerializing the Memorial: An Interview with Maya Lin

6 months agoArts : Art21 Blog

Almost four decades after her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial brought her work to the national stage, Maya Lin is reinventing the memorial again through her environmental activist foundation, What is Missing.

This Week in Art 9.11-9.17: Cindy Sherman and Maya Lin Celebrated as TIME “Firsts”

6 months agoArts : Art21 Blog

A look at this week's art news, including a special Time Magazine project honoring women, and events and exhibitions from Paris to Philadelphia.

Climate Change & Data Drawings: An Interview with Maya Lin

6 months agoArts : Art21 Blog

Maya Lin discusses hurricanes and climate change in relation to the work in her new show, "Ebb and Flow," opening today at Pace Gallery.

New commission by Maya Lin at Princeton University

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

A new work by the internationally acclaimed artist Maya Lin has been commissioned for the grounds adjacent to the new Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. Princeton University?s installation will provide a landmark forShow More Summary

The “Black Gash of Shame”—Revisiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Controversy

12 months agoArts : Art21 Blog

Elizabeth Wolfson recounts the early controversy surrounding Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the delicate balance that must be achieved when memorializing war's heroes and victims.

This Week in Art: 12.12-12.18

last yearArts : Art21 Blog

A look at this week's art news, including Maya Lin's latest architectural feat in Cambridge, and events and exhibitions everywhere from Amsterdam to Abu Dhabi.

Smith College Library Redesign Engages Maya Lin, Shepley Bulfinch

On October 14 architect Maya Lin unveiled her plans for the new William Allan Neilson Library at Smith College, Northampton, MA. The drawings and model for the extensive renovation of the library, which will include upgrades and alterations...Show More Summary

CultureZohn: Leo DiCaprio/Al Gore/Maya Lin: Three Climate Change Activists step it up and so should we

Last night I watched Leo DiCaprio's doc on climate change. Before the Flood. As someone whose expertise falls far from this arena, I had only my native intelligence to go by. I was impressed because I have been in a few situations with...Show More Summary

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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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’

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years 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

2 years agoArts : 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 …

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