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Maya Ying Lin
(1959-____) born on
Oct 5
US architect, sculptor. She designed the Vietnam War Memorial, dedicated 1982; also designed the memorial to those who have died in the civil rights movement, 1988.
         
   
F
If you don't learn history accurately, how can you learn?

R
Architecture is like a mythical fantastic. It has to be experienced. It can't be described. We can draw it up and we can make models of it, but it can only be experienced as a complete whole.
A
It terrified me to have an idea that was solely mine to be no longer a part of my mind, but totally public.
N
To fly we have to have resistance.
K
You really can't function as a celebrity. Entertainers are celebrities. I'm an architect. I'm an artist, I make things.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "First She Looks Inward," by Jonathan Coleman, "Time" 6 Nov 1989.
R: In "First She Looks Inward," by Jonathan Coleman, "Time" 6 Nov 1989.
A: On her design for Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, in "Nation,"al Geographic May 1985.
N:
K: In "First She Looks Inward," by Jonathan Coleman, "Time" 6 Nov 1989.
   


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