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In the tradition of DELICIOUS WIDENESS WONDER and EVERYBODY PAINTS this is Susan Goldman Rubin's extensively researched and very accessible biography of civic activist Maya Lin most famous for her design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC is one of the most famous pieces of civic archite Copy provided by the publisher This was a fantastic well illustrated biography and I appreciated that it talked about different projects of Lin s Would I have bought a copy No Lin is 6 years older than I am so a biography seems premature This will uickly date reuiring another biography to be bought I also look for biographies of people who have brought some kind of change to the world not movie stars or sports figures and Lin is on that line Okay the Vietnam Memorial is a nice work but has her architecture changed the world I d prefer a good book about Frank Lloyd Wright who did influence the way people live today by changing how houses were designed

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Maya Lin Thinking with Her Hands

Ely with photos and drawings the carefully researched text crosses multiple interests American history civic activism art history and cultural diversity and offers a timely celebration of the memorial's 35th anniversary as well as contributing to the current important discussion of the role of women and minorities in American socie A biography of architect and artist Maya Lin that looks at her life growing up then some of her biggest projects the inspiration for each one and why she decided to do each oneSusan Goldman Rubin s books are lusciously put together They always are a feast for the eyes full of full color photographs glossy paper and well thought out spacing of text They are also very informative but a fairly uick read All three aspects beauty info and length make for a winning biography especially when you re trying to get tweens and teens to read it I have read a picture book biography of Maya Lin and the Vietnam Memorial but this had so much information I had no idea what kind of hassles she went through to get her design to completion because she was a young Asian woman She was kind of thrown into the fire with the toughest architecturaldesign job you could think of right off the bat even before she finished college I like that she is picky with the projects she chooses to do It shows that her art and time have meaning to her Some of her outdoors projects were uite interesting to learn about A great read for artists art classes artarchitecture appreciators those about to visit the Vietnam Memorial and those looking for a good biographyNo content issues

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Cture in the world But most people are not as familiar with the reserved college student who entered and won the design competition to build it This accessible biography tells the story of Maya Lin from her struggle to stick with her vision of the memorial to the wide variety of works she has created since then Illustrated extensiv I came to think book only knowing Maya Lin as the designer of the Vietnam War Memorial and left with an impression of a very thoughtful very skilled artist


10 thoughts on “Maya Lin Thinking with Her Hands

  1. says:

    Copy provided by the publisher This was a fantastic well illustrated biography and I appreciated that it talked about different projects of Lin's Would I have bought a copy No Lin is 6 years older than I am so a biography seems premature This will uickly date reuiring another biography to be bought I also look for biographies of people who have brought some kind of change to the world not movie stars or sports figures and Lin is on that li

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    Published to coincide with the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC which Maya Lin designed for a competition while still a college student the book echoes the famed architect’s spare minimalist style

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    this small tome just over 100 pages offers us a glimpse into Lin's life her most famous comissions and her creative process

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    I came to think book only knowing Maya Lin as the designer of the Vietnam War Memorial and left with an impression of a very thoughtful very s

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    SOOO FASCINATING

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    Maya LinFittingly Susan Goldman Rubin titles the chapters of her book Maya Lin with artful substances from nature since the natural world informs her architectural art Chapter 1 – Clay describes Maya’s early years in a home of Chinese ances

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    Maya LinThinking With Her Handsby Susan Goldman RubinChronicle BooksChildren's Nonfiction Middle GradePub Date 07 Nov 2017 I am voluntarily reviewing Maya Lin through Chronicle Books and NetgalleyAs a child Maya did not dream of becom

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    A biography of architect and artist Maya Lin that looks at her life growing up then some of her biggest projects the inspiration for each one and why she decided to do each oneSusan Goldman Rubin's books are lusciously put together

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    Maya Lin was thrust into the national spotlight when her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC completed as a college project won out over other entries In her early 20s she found herself in a struggle to keep the integrity of her vision during a national conversation in which powerful people demanded changes The experience set the tone for major projects that would come throughout her care