Art the Moves: The Work of Len Lye - download pdf or read online

By Roger Horrocks

ISBN-10: 186940422X

ISBN-13: 9781869404222

essentially the most unique artists to have emerged from New Zealand, Len Lye (1901-1980) had a keenness for circulation from an early age. This fascination formed his pressing and pioneering movies and kinetic sculptures and contributed to his striking paintings in portray, images and writing. Lye had a major proposal - that circulate may be the foundation for a totally new type of artwork - and he committed a lot of his lifestyles to it. 'Kinetic artwork is the 1st new type of paintings because pre-history,' he boldly claimed in 1964. What did he suggest through this? and the way does his paintings in movie and sculpture endure it out? Roger Horrocks, writer of the best-selling and seriously acclaimed 2001 biography of Lye, makes a robust case for the artist's originality and the relevance of his rules at the present time. Lye's 'big proposal' illuminates not just his personal paintings however the ?mystery of move' in all types of artwork - from dance to movie - and in our personal lives. the following Horrocks strains those connections and tells us a lot that's new approximately Lye, together with behind-the-scenes information regarding how the artist dreamed up and utilized his new equipment of film-making and created his kinetic sculptures. He additionally covers the extraordinary tale of ways Lye's unfinished tasks are being in-built New Zealand at the present time and the debate this has occasionally aroused.

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