will also be screening in 2018 in the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery’s durational film programme that is dedicated to long-format moving image works (of at least four hours running time) that are screened twice annually on the longest and shortest days in December and June.The artist wishes to acknowledge the support of Youkobo Art Space Tokyo, Asia New Zealand Foundation and Creative New Zealand Bio Richard Maloy works in a wide range of media, including sculpture, photography, video and installation.
In we see a stylish arrangement of two beautiful things - an ionic column juxtaposed with a famous koru painting by Gordon Walters.
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.
During his lifetime he was better known in the art capitals of North America and Europe than in the country of his birth, but that has changed since the establishment of the foundation dedicated to his works at New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and particularly following the opening in 2015 of the Len Lye Centre, New Zealand’s first art museum dedicated to a single artist.
(1961), one of the artist’s most delicate kinetic sculptures comprising four concentric circles that spin in space, with a sparse ambient sound track.