SC's Spoleto Festival poster by Maya Lin unveiled

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The artist who designed the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Washington has created the new poster for South Carolina's upcoming Spoleto Festival USA.

The poster by Maya Lin was unveiled on Tuesday at festival headquarters in Charleston. It's entitled "From Rhode Island to South Carolina."

For the image, Lin took an atlas opened to the adjacent pages showing maps of Rhode Island and South Carolina. She then made an image of the atlas after cutting a hole down through the maps to show sections of the underlying pages.

The poster is traditionally displayed throughout the city during the festival's annual 17-day run.

This year's festival opens on May 28 and closes with the traditional fireworks display at Middleton Place Plantation on June 13.

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