len lye

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Full Name:

  • Leonard Charles Huia Lye


  • 5 Jul 190115 May 1980

Len Lye is a controversial figure in New Zealand art, an internationally renowned and influential film-maker and kinetic sculptor who is seen by some as an outsider whose art has little relevance to the local tradition

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    Artist Len Lye was both an experimental film-maker and a kinetic sculptor, who produced sculptures that moved