• Maya Lin Will Create a Sculptural Fountain at the Forthcoming Obama Presidential Center

    3 days ago - By Hypebeast

    To celebrate Barack Obama's 61st birthday today, the former president's foundation announced plans to commission Maya Lin for an emphatic sculptural fountain in the forthcoming Obama Presidential Center. Located in Jackson Park in Chicago's South Side, Seeing Through the Universe will be an orbital fountain located in the Ann Dunham Water Garden, named after Obama's late mother. “I could picture sitting on one of the benches on a nice summer afternoon, smiling and watching a bunch of kids running through the fountain, and I thought that would capture who she was as well as just about...
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