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Art that moves : the work of Len Lye

Author: Roger Horrocks
Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Auckland University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"One of the most original artists to have emerged from New Zealand, Len Lye (1901-1980) had a passion for movement from an early age. This fascination shaped his urgent and pioneering films and kinetic sculptures and contributed to his remarkable work in painting, photography and writing. Lye had a big idea -- that movement could be the basis for a completely new kind of art -- and he devoted much of his life to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horrocks, Roger.
Art that moves : the work of Len Lye.
Auckland, New Zealand : Auckland University Press, 2009
257 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
(DLC) 2010398072
Named Person: Len Lye; Len Lye; Len Lye
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Horrocks
ISBN: 9781775585060 1775585069
OCLC Number: 868919965
Description: 1 online resource (278 pages) : illustrations
Other Titles: Work of Len Lye
Responsibility: Roger Horrocks.

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'Kinetic art is the first new category of art since prehistory', ex-pat New Zealand artist Len Lye boldly claimed in an essay in 1964. What did he mean by this? And how does his own work in sculpture  Read more...

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