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Title

Free radicals

1958
revised 1979


Artist

Len Lye

New Zealand, United States of America

05 Jul 1901 - 15 May 1980


About

Courtesy of the Len Lye Foundation. From material preserved and made available by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, New Zealand. Digital version by Park Road Post Production and Weta Digital Ltd.


Details


Dates

1958
revised 1979


Media category

Time-based art


Materials used

16mm film shown as single channel digital video, black and white, sound


Dimensions

duration: 00:04:00 min


Credit

Gift of Hamish Keith CNZM OBE and Ngila Dickson ONZM 2016. Founding Members of the Friends of New Zealand Art


Location

Not on display


Accession number

251.2016


Artist information

Len Lye

Works in the collection

1


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Auckland City Art Gallery, Len Lye, a personal mythology: paintings, steel-motion compositions, films, Auckland, 1980, (illus.).

Roger Horrocks, Len Lye: a biography, Auckland, 2001, (illus.).