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Picturing Protest Captures Era of Upheaval 50 Years Ago in the U.S.<
Picturing Protest Captures Era of Upheaval 50 Years Ago in the U.S.

The civil rights movement and the movement against the U.S. war in Vietnam came to a head in the 1960s, inspiring protests across the country. Fifty years after the watershed events of 1968, Picturing Protest examines the visual framing of political demonstrations around the country and on Princeton’s campus.

New Commission by Internationally Acclaimed Maya Lin at Princeton University<
New Commission by Internationally Acclaimed Maya Lin at Princeton University

A monumental new two-part commission by the internationally acclaimed artist Maya Lin has been commissioned to enhance the grounds adjacent to the new Lewis Center for the Arts Complex at Princeton University. A continuation of a series of recent works referred to by the artist as Earth Drawings, Princeton University’s installation will provide an invigorated outdoor setting that invites visitors to explore the undulating spaces created by the mounded earth with the expectation that students will use these spaces for ad hoc performances and plein air classes. 

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