Maya Ying Lin Questions and Answers

Maya Ying Lin

Maya Lin first became widely known when her proposal for the Vietnam War Memorial was accepted. At the time, she was only 21 and still an undergraduate at Yale. There were many objections to her...

Latest answer posted September 24, 2019, 3:04 pm (UTC)

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Maya Ying Lin

Maya Ying Lin’s earliest, and most important, influences were close to home during her years growing up in Ohio. Her father was the Dean of Fine Arts at the University of Ohio, and her mother was...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2013, 12:44 am (UTC)

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Maya Ying Lin

Maya Lin was a young, 21-year old college student when her design for a new memorial to honor those who served in Vietnam was selected from among 1,400 competitors. The choice, made by a committee...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2013, 3:08 pm (UTC)

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