Maya Lin – On Pins and Needles

lin5-featureHere & There – New York. Installation View. Courtesy Pace Gallery

When Maya Lin (American, b. 1959) created “Storm King Wavefield” in 2009, she was in sync with the mores of late 1960s artists including Michael Heizer, Nancy Holt, Dennis Oppenheim and Robert Smithson, each of them prominent in the Earthworks or Land Art movement. Lin’s “Wavefield” is an undulating terrain of grasses rolling across an eleven-acre site within the five hundred-acre sculpture park in Mountainville, New York.  Continue reading