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Len Lye

A Biography

Len Lye( )
Author: Horrocks, Roger
Publication Date:Dec 2015
Publisher:Auckland University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

This book tells for the first time the story of an extraordinary New Zealander, a brilliant artist with an international career who never lost the informality, the energy, the independence of spirit of his South Pacific origins.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Art / General
Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 3.81 cm
Book Weight:0.959 Kilograms
Author Biography
Horrocks, Roger (Author)
Roger Horrocks is a filmaker and biographer of the New Zealand film and television industries. He has made a contribution to both of these industries in New Zealand since the 1970s, which was recognised in 2004 when he was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit. He founded the Department of Film, Television and Media Studies at The University of Auckland, co-founded the Auckland International Arts Festival, Alternative Cinema, Artspace, NZ On Air and NZ On Screen, and served on many industry boards. He is a director of documentary film company Point of View Productions. He is an expert on the life and work of New Zealand born artist and filmmaker Len Lye and wrote the biography Len Lye. He also wrote Art That Moves on Lye's work, and the libretto for Len Lye: The Opera. He has been a contributing editor to noted literary magazines such as And, Splash and Parallax. His book, Song of the Ghost in the Machine was published in 2015.


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