On Tuesday, November 22, Maya Lin will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s highest civilian honor. She is the second female artist to receive the honor after Georgia O' Keeffe. Congratulations Maya Lin! Watch the award ceremony live at the White House Tuesday, November 22 at 3pm EST. Stream the live ceremony here.
佩斯画廊祝贺艺术家林璎成为首批以个人名义获颁史密森尼学会（Smithsonian）的国家肖像奖，该奖项在11月15日於华盛顿特区颁发，紧接着记录了艺术家三十多年跨领域实践的新专着出版。 最近，该奖项也授予了亨利·汉克·亚伦（Henry “Hank” Aaron），凯尔·卡彭特（Kyle Carpenter），艾瑞莎·富兰克林（Aretha Franklin）及卡罗琳娜·海莱娜（ Carolina Herrera），以表彰他们对艺术和美国的贡献。林璎还创建了一个新的场域特定装置，作为史密森尼学会重装後的伦威克美术馆新展Wonder的一部分。继美国国务院於今年年初向林璎颁发了艺术勋章后，艺术家在10月为阿肯色州本顿维尔的水晶桥博物馆（Crystal Bridges Museum）布置了the upper white river。 林璎跨领域的成果最近被记载在新专着《林璎：拓扑》（Maya Lin: Topologies），在10月由里佐利国际出版。超过400多页的书卷中探索了林璎过去三十年在建筑、土方工程、纪念馆和工作室的不同实践，并包括林璎、迈克·本森（Michael Br
Maya Lin's solo exhibition A History of Water is on view at The Orlando Museum of Art in Florida through May 20. The exhibition features sculptures, drawings, and installations which examine the past, present, and future states of the natural environment. Lin asks visitors to consider their relationship to the environment through pieces which address water systems and through her multimedia collaborative piece What is Missing? For more information about the exhibition, click here.
佩斯荣幸地宣布林璎(Maya Lin)将获取第21届“多萝西和莉莲吉什奖（The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize , 简称Gish Prize）”，这是个颁发给「于世界上对美的概念和对人类的享受与生活的理解作出重大贡献的杰出人物」的著名奖项。从100位艺术界的提名候选人中作为最终被选出的得奖人，林璎将以这30万美元奖金延续她正在进行中的项目「什么在消逝？」(What Is Missing?)此项目为引起公众对生物多样性和自然栖息地渐渐失去这项议题的关注。 2014年评选委员会主席、剧作家黄哲伦在一份声明中说道：「林女士在艺术上的造诣和在带领公众的发展上，体现了Gish姐妹向一些为创造更美好的一个世界的艺术家给予荣誉的远景。」林璎将于2014年11月12日周三的下午在纽约现代艺术馆被获颁Gish奖项。 更多资讯请点击纽约时报 here 下载 Gish Prize 新闻稿 PDF。
Pace Gallery is delighted to announce the opening of a new space, Chesa Büsin, in the historic city of Zuoz in the Engadin valley in Switzerland. The inaugural exhibition Carte Blanche traces fifty-four years of the gallery’s history and feature works in which white is the dominant shade by artists including: Alexander Calder, John Chamberlain, Tara Donovan, Robert Irwin, Lee Ufan, Robert Ryman, Yoshitomo Nara, and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Carte Blanche will run from 20 February through 30 March
Pace is delighted to announce its participation in the 2013 edition of Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain (FIAC), taking place at Paris’s Grand Palais from October 24 – 27, 2013. Featuring French artists Jean Dubuffet and Loris Gréaud alongside recent works by leading American, Asian, and European artists, the gallery’s stand (0.A44) will include photographs, works on paper, paintings, and sculpture.
Pace is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in ArtInternational Istanbul, taking place at Halic Congress Center, from 16–18 September 2013. The gallery’s booth D2 will include a selection of paintings, works on paper, sculptures, photographs, installations, video, and multimedia works spanning from the 1980s to the present.
Pace is delighted to announce its participation in Art Dubai, held from 20 to 23 March. Highlights of Pace’s booth (J14) will include Les Trois Pics, a monumental black stabile by Alexander Calder; three of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Dioramas; and a wood sculpture by American artist Maya Lin. Pace will also show works by Yto Barrada, Brian Clarke, Keith Coventry, Tara Donovan, Kevin Francis Gray, Robert Irwin, Maya Lin, Yoshitomo Nara, Michal Rovner, Lucas Samaras, Bosco Sodi, Hiroshi Sugimoto, James
Pace is pleased to participate in the inaugural EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, September 20—23. Please visit us at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, Booth 510. Highlights include Kiki Smith’s Corsage, 2011, a delicate bronze with gold leaf wall-mounted sculpture that continues the artist’s explorations of the human condition, the body, spirituality and nature; a shimmering mylar sculpture by Tara Donovan from 2009; a dynamic anthropomorphic cast b
Maya Lin has been selected by the State Department's Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) to be the next speaker in the AIE American Artist Lecture Series at the Tate Modern-London, part of a unique collaboration with Embassy London. In celebration of AIE’s 50th anniversary, Lin will speak about her practice and recent and upcoming projects on October 15, 2012. Throughout her career, Maya Lin has maintained a careful balance between art and architecture, creating a remarkable body of work that encom
In 1981, a Yale undergraduate named Maya Lin was catapulted to global prominence when her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., was chosen over 1,441 other entries. Her striking creation — a black stone gash in the earth inscribed with the names of more than 58,000 American soldiers killed in the Vietnam War — remains one of the world’s most moving war monuments. Now, three decades later, Lin has turned her attention to what she calls her “last memorial” — a global multime
Today the New Museum announced that New York-based conceptual artist and architect Maya Lin will be its fourth annual Visionaries Series honoree, and will speak at the Lower East Side institution on May 30. She follows the inaugural honoree, choreographer Bill T. Jones (2008), and subsequent visionaries like Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales in 2010, and chef, activist, and Chez Panisse proprietor Alice Waters last year. The series, which is supported by the Stuart Regen Visionaries Fund, honors one
The relentlessness of Maya Lin is something to be in awe of. The 52-year-old architect, artist and sculptor held an audience of about 1,200 Pittsburghers enthralled at Carnegie Music Hall the other night as she spent nearly an hour and a quarter describing the arc of her career, from young architect to mid-career artist and environmentalist. She moved briskly through 206 slides and three brief videos and spent the last 20 minutes of her talk giving a global perspective on environmental issues l
Stephen Sondheim has been tapped to receive New York City’s highest prize for achievement in the arts. The Handel Medallion will be awarded to Mr. Sondheim on Nov. 1 by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Alec Baldwin at a ceremony at Alice Tully Hall. Mikhail Baryshnikov; Alice Diamond, an arts advocate; the musician Jimmy Heath; the artist Maya Lin; and the Theater Development Fund, a nonprofit group that makes the theater more accessible to the public, will also be honored that evening for their
The Art of Diplomacy: The architect and sculptor Maya Lin represented the art world at last night's state dinner for Chinese President Hu Jintao, sitting down to dry-aged rib-eye, poached Maine lobster, and apple pie a la mode alongside President Obama. Other guests included Human Rights Watch director Kenneth Roth, Wendi Deng Murdoch, Nicholas Kristof, Lloyd Blankfein, and Barbra Streisand, who guessed she had been invited because she once "worked in a Chinese restaurant."
With summer on the wane and autumn on the way, Nature’s where you want to be. And there’s no more bracing or reposeful place to find it than Storm King Art Center, one of the country’s premier outdoor sculpture parks, set on 500 acres of wide-open meadow and woodland in Mountainville, N.Y., about an hour’s drive north of Manhattan. Librado Romero, a photographer for The New York Times, has spent a lot of time there over the past year, watching constantly changing weather and light playing over
Artist Maya Lin will give a talk at a dedication ceremony Friday for her series of sculptures now installed at Sacajawea State Park near Pasco. The outdoor art -- titled Story Circles -- is part of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission's Confluence Project, which features artwork installed at historically significant locations along the Columbia and Snake rivers. Capts. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, who led an expedition to find a naviagable water route from the Missouri Ri
Artist Maya Lin will appear in St. Louis Wednesday for the unveiling of the new reflecting pool and plaza at the BJC Institute of Health. Lin is best known for designing the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington, D.C. Lin’s plaza boasts some 40,000 native trees, grasses and plants and walking paths covered with exposed aggregate concrete and decomposed granite. The reflecting pool is 80 feet wide with a raised platform that features fiber-0ptic lighting designed to look like twinkling star
As much art as there is on view at any given moment in Chicago, it's still rare to find a show that's nearly flawless in its execution. And yet: The two (two!) mentioned here are prime examples of exhibits that live up to the high expectations placed on them months ago, when word of their installations first began circulating. If you have any appreciation whatsoever for contemporary art, make a mental note to see one, or both. Maya Lin at the Arts Club of Chicago Even if Maya Lin's name doesn
From April 15–30, Creative Time will present multidisciplinary artist Maya Lin's What is Missing?, a series of four videos about mass extinction precipitated by the degradation of natural habitats At 44 1/2. There will be a special, expanded schedule of screenings on April 22 for Earth Day. Maya Lin is a participant in the Creative Time Global Residency Program, for which she has traveled to diverse parts of the world to connect with disappearing species for the What Is Missing project. The four