Is it a creature of mythical elusiveness or the artist himself? They also present as a continuation of his exploration of beauty as a power, a contemporary currency revered above all else.
BIOBorn in Brisbane in 1974, Michael Zavros is a leading Australian artist.
In this one-minute film, Lye superimposed the word for ‘peace’ in many different languages over some of his kinetic sculptures, including 1961 (authorised reconstruction)steel, nylon, gold plated copper with motor and altered music box675 x 255 mm dia.
Len Lye Foundation Collection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Installation view: Starkwhite booth at Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 is a video work made up of many performative actions by the artist, utilising an art material – found clay – and set within an art studio environment.
His work has been exhibited in major museums and galleries throughout Australia, the United States, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.
They underscore contemporary society’s obsession with beauty and vanity.plays with the veracity of the image and the life, his life, that it depicts.In the exhibition we see the artist’s son Leo posing in a rainbow wig.He paints what he appears to have become - a poster boy for a life perfected.He lives an outwardly perfect life, perfectly groomed for lifestyle magazines and shared through social media (he has 99,500 followers on Instagram).