The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,003,177 members ⚫ 1,317,278 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Len Lye

A Biography

Len Lye by Roger Horrocks
Not for sale in
your country
US$ 19.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Len Lye: A Biography tells for the first time the story of a unique, charismatic artist who was an innovator in many areas - film, kinetic sculpture, painting, photography and poetry. Born in New Zealand in 1901, Len Lye gained an international reputation in the arts and had friendships with many famous people - including Dylan Thomas, Robert Graves, Gertrude Stein, John Grierson, Norman McLaren, Oskar Fischinger, John Cage, Robert Creeley, Laura Riding, Stan Brakhage, and the artists of the New York School. A colorful bohemian, Lye lived in London from 1926 to 1944 (where he made highly original hand-painted films for John Grierson's GPO Film Unit), then moved to New York for the last 36 years of his life. Describing Len Lye as a 'trailblazer' and a 'one-man modern art movement' in Sight & Sound, Ian Francis also celebrated this superb biography as 'the definitive piece of Lye scholarship'.
Auckland University Press; October 2013
440 pages; ISBN 9781869405236
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Len Lye
Author: Roger Horrocks
 

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...