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Weekend Links: Beautiful, but Deadly

3 months 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

5 months 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.

Seven artists awarded State Department Medal of Arts for cultural diplomacy

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 […]

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

Maya Lin Wins $300,000 Gish Prize

10 months agoArts : NYTimes: ArtsBeat

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.”

Parrish Platform features nine ecologically inspired works by Maya Lin

12 months 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

Weekly Roundup

last yearArts : Art21 Blog

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.

Sprawl Is Ruining Memorial Design

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

Weekly Roundup

last yearArts : Art21 Blog

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.

Weekly Roundup

last yearArts : Art21 Blog

Hubbard & Birchler film forgotten and decaying sites, Trenton Doyle Hancock takes train riders on a visual journey, Maya Lin visits Smith College, and more.

NBC Flashback: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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 …

Weekly Roundup

2 years agoArts : Art21 Blog

Sally Mann's photographs inspire new work, Maya Lin sculpts a landscape, Allora & Calzadilla explore rifts and borders, and more.

Act Like an Architect, Think Like an Artist: What the New iPads Can Teach a Female Entrepreneur

"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

Maya Lin Examines Disappearing Bodies of Water

2 years agoArts : Art21 Blog

In today's "Exclusive," filmed in late 2012, Maya Lin discusses her marble sculpture series, "Disappearing Bodies of Water."

Maya Lin explores aspects of the natural world through sculpture and drawing in new exhibition

2 years agoArts : Artdaily

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

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