Saturday, 25 July 2015

Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth

Amazing new Len Lye Centre now open
Extraordinary art , extraordinary architecture

Have you ever wondered who made some of those amazing moving sculptures in Wellington?

Len Lye

(Born New Zealand 1901, died New York 1980)
 - film maker
 - kinetic artist
 - painter
 - writer and theorist
 - one of the first modernist artists in New Zealand and Australia
“All of a sudden it hit me-if there was such a thing as composing music, there could be such a thing as composing motion.  After all, there are melodic figures, why can’t there be figures of motion?” – Len Lye

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