Climate Change & Data Drawings: An Interview with Maya Lin

Date: September 2017
Skills: Writing
Client: Art21 Magazine

Today, Pace Gallery is opening a new exhibition of work by Maya Lin. Titled Ebb and Flow, the show features eleven new installations and sculptures—all of which explore that ever-precious, ever-powerful natural element, water. “I’ve always been fixated on water,” Lin writes in the gallery’s press release. “Maybe it’s because it exists in multiple states, and you can never understand it in nature as a fixed moment in time.” I spoke with Lin by phone to learn more about how she sees her work functioning in a time of record rainfalls and back-to-back hurricanes.

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