Princeton’s public art in the spotlight

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

By Community News

The Princeton University campus and surrounding town are the sites of several new and upcoming works on public art.

One not-so-new work on the Princeton campus, prominent American architect and artist Maya Lin’s “The Princeton Line,” will be joined by the second part of Lin’s campus installation, “Einstein’s Table,” on Tuesday, November 5. Lin will discuss her site-specific artworks during a public program that evening at 5 p.m. at the university’s Richardson Auditorium Tickets are required.

“The Princeton Line,” installed in 2018 near the Lewis Art Complex, is one of Lin’s series of earth drawings, outdoor earth sculptures that meld two-and three-art practices and space. Its name memorializes the former Dinky train line that once extended nearby.

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