Biography, 99 pages. Lin was still a college student when her design for one of the most famous war memorials, The Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., was selected. This middle grade biography tells the story of the wide variety of works Lin has created throughout her life. Published in 2017 by Chronicle Books.
Visionary & Compassionate
Lin's architectural sculpture is astonishing for the scale of each piece, as well as for the connection the art makes with the peoples and groups who commission her work. Lin's artistic vision creates "a private conversation with each person, no matter how public is each work and no matter how many people are present." Her compassion reaches across the art to people -- definitely a worthy attribute to emulate!
Memorials & Other Architectural Sculptures
Learning about even a few of Lin's work reveals who she is as a person - someone who is profoundly compassionate.
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