Kōrero: Taranaki region

Len Lye bends a saw

Artist Len Lye was both an experimental film-maker and a kinetic sculptor who produced moving sculptures. In this 1977 video clip he demonstrates the flexibility of a hand saw. Lye, who was born and raised in New Zealand but lived most of his life overseas, bequeathed his major works to the Govett-Brewster gallery in New Plymouth after it offered to build large-scale versions of his sculptures.

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Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki region - Arts and heritage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/25347/len-lye-bends-a-saw (accessed 4 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Ron Lambert, updated 1 Aug 2015