(Maya Lin Thinking with Her Hands) PDF/EBOOK Ì Susan Goldman Rubin
A moved to Washington DC to become a consultant on the projectAfter the success of the Vietnam War Memorial Maya was offered other memorials which she refused Neil 1988 when she was asked to help esign the Civil Rights MemorialMaya Lin is the story of a remarkable woman who has chosen to make a The Majors Daughter difference through her artFive out of five starsHappy Reading 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 Clayescribes Maya s early years in a home of Chinese ancestry with a father who is a ceramicist and a mother who is a poet Given the chance to Miss Shumway Waves a Wand do her own modeling with the clay hearing poetic words and being surrounded by natural beauty sets a stage early for what she will become Chapter 2 Granite Teaching Guide SOOO FASCINATING I came to think book only knowing Maya Lin as theesigner of the Vietnam War Memorial and left with an impression of a very thoughtful very skilled artist this small tome just over 100 pages offers us a glimpse into Lin s life her most famous comissions and her creative process Published to coincide with the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC which Maya Lin The Touch designed for a competition while s Copy provided by the publisher This was a fantastic well illustrated biography and I appreciated that it talked aboutifferent 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 On His Majestys Service 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 prefer a good book about Frank Lloyd Wright who Different Class did influence the way people live today by changing how houses wereesigned. Ely with photos and The Essential Good Food Guide drawings the carefully researched text crosses multiple interests American history civic activism art history and culturaliversity and offers a timely celebration of the memorial's 35th anniversary as well as contributing to the current important iscussion of the role of women and minorities in American socie.
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(Maya Lin Thinking with Her Hands) PDF/EBOOK Ì Susan Goldman Rubin
Maya Lin was thrust into the national spotlight when her esign 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 In Defence of Dogs during a national conversation in which powerful peopleemanded changes The experience set the tone for major projects that would come throughout her careerMaya Lin Thinking With Her Hands by Susan Goldman Rubin tells the story of Lin s life in a biography accessible to young readers aged 8 to 12 While showcasing Lin s work the story also focuses on her groundbreaking role as an artist an achievement even impressive considering she began her career uring a time when women and minorities had to work extra hard to be taken seriously Photographs show not only Lin s work but how people interact with her installations which include buildings memorials and places in natureThe book s release coincides with the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Veteran s Memorial which makes it a good time to reflect on the social changes that have occurred uring Lin s careerThe publisher provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review 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 The City in Mind decided too 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 Revenge (The Red Ledger design to completion because she was a young 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 heresign of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC is one of the most famous pieces of civic archite.
Sian 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 o 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 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 id not The City Of Heavenly Tranquillity dream of becoming an artist but a veternarian She and her brother roamed the woods behind there house on Cable Lane in Athens Ohio where they would sit uietly watching the animalsMaya Yin Ling was born on October 51959 her Father was a Cermatist and her Mother a poet both of her parents taught at Ohio University Her parents had been born in China but escaped to the United Statesuring a Civil War in the 1940 s As a child Maya id not think of herself as an Asian American but as white because she wanted to fit in It wasn t until later that she embraced her Asian HeritageMaya had been a child when the Vietnam war broke out When planning the Memorial she wanted to o so in a way that created a unity between the nations passed and presentMaya and her professor were the only one s in their class that submitted their entries for the Memorial The eadline was March311981 she said it took longer to write the statement than esign the MemorialOn the last ay of classes Maya got a call from Washington someone from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial fund wanted to talk to her out of 1421 entries her esign won the contest Despite her winning the contest her professor only gave her a B on the assignment After she graduated from Yale May. Cture in the world But most people are not as familiar with the reserved college student who entered and won the esign 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.
Susan Goldman Rubin is the author of than forty five books for young people including Andy Warhol Pop Art Painter; The Yellow House Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin Side by Side; and Edward Hopper Painter of Light and Shadow A long time instructor in the UCLA Extension Writers Program Susan Goldman Rubin lives in Malibu California