Maya Lin born 1959 Architects, Sculptors, Installation Artists
Maya Lin is one of the most important public artists of our time. Her acclaimed work encompasses large-scale environmental installations, intimate studio artworks, architectural works, and memorials. Through sculpture and drawing, Lin merges rational order with notions of beauty. She has been the subject of solo exhibitions at museums worldwide, and has also created permanent outdoor installations for public and private collections from New York to New Zealand. Lin is currently at work on her final memorial, What is Missing?, a project that raises awareness about the crisis surrounding biodiversity and habitat loss. Born in 1959 in Athens, Ohio, Lin graduated from Yale University and the Yale School of Architecture.