Art the Moves : The Work of Len Lye.
New York : Auckland University Press, ©2013
|描述：||1 online resource (278 pages)|
|内容：||Cover; Contents; Introduction; one: Precedents; two: Len Lye: A Kinetic Biography; three: The Art of Motion; four: The Films; five: The Sculptures; six: Len Lye Today: Conserving, Restoring and Building Kinetic Art; Acknowledgements; Notes; Len Lye Resources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.|
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 it. 'Kinetic art is the first new category of art since pre-history, ' he boldly claimed in 1964. What did he mean by this? And how does his work in film and sculpture bear it out? Ro.