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Len Lye

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Leonard Charles Huia Lye


5 Jul 1901 – 15 May 1980


Len Lye
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