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Maya Lin

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To fly we have to have resistance.

— Maya Lin


Math, it's a puzzle to me. I love figuring out puzzles.

— Maya Lin

#i #i love #love #math #me

I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.

— Maya Lin

#art #different #different way #give #i

To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling. To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom.

— Maya Lin

#american #american dream #being #calling #dream

A lot of my works deal with a passage, which is about time. I don't see anything that I do as a static object in space. It has to exist as a journey in time.

— Maya Lin

#anything #deal #exist #i #i do

I probably have fundamentally antisocial tendencies. I never took one extracurricular activity. I just failed utterly at that level. Part of me still rebels against that.

— Maya Lin

#against #antisocial #failed #fundamentally #i

Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have.

— Maya Lin

#thought #warmth

When I was building the Vietnam Memorial, I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war, because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business.

— Maya Lin

#because #building #business #i #into

All my work is much more peaceful than I am.

— Maya Lin

#i #i am #more #much #peaceful

Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist.

— Maya Lin

#architecture #artist #build #buildings #deliberately

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Aligning Reeds (1985) New Haven Connecticut
Civil Rights Memorial (1988–89) Montgomery Alabama
Open-Air Peace Chapel (1988–89) Juniata College Huntingdon Pennsylvania
Topo (1989–91) Charlotte Sports Coliseum Charlotte North Carolina
Eclipsed Time(1989–95) Pennsylvania Station New York New York
Women's Table (1990–93) Yale University New Haven Connecticut
Weber House (1991–93) Williamstown Massachusetts
Groundswell (1992–93) Wexner Center for the Arts Columbus Ohio
Museum for African Art (1992–93) New York New York. Lin's conception was to create an opening or a wound in the earth to symbolize the gravity of the loss of the soldiers. Opponents of the design also voiced objection because of Lin's Asian heritage.

C. She is best known as the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D. Maya Ying Lin (born October 5 1959) is an American architectural designer and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and landscape art.

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