Thursday, November 26, 2009

Maya Lin

Maya Lin – an American artist and architect of Chinese origin. Her main claim to fame is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., a chevron-shaped monument to the American victims of the Vietnam War. She has also, since then, completed a number of other memorials and tributes. A documentary about her life, Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision, won an Academy Award in 1995 for Best Documentary.