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