Maya Lin: Thinking with Her Hands by Susan Goldman Rubin

By Susan Goldman Rubin

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is without doubt one of the most famed items of civic structure on the planet. yet most folks should not as conversant in the reserved collage pupil who entered and gained the layout pageant to construct it. This available biography tells the tale of Maya Lin, from her fight to stay with her imaginative and prescient of the memorial to the wide range of works she has created for the reason that then. The rigorously researched textual content, paired with plentiful photographs, crosses a number of interests—American heritage, civic activism, artwork heritage, and cultural diversity—and bargains a well timed occasion of the memorial's thirty fifth anniversary in addition to offering a tremendous contribution to the present dialogue of the position of girls and minorities in society.

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