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APR 28

Len Lye curator already doing it

28 April 2014

Taranaki Daily News By Susan Strongman A familiar face has been appointed to a new role at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery. After four years with various job titles at the contemporary art gallery, Paul Brobbel has been appointed to the new position of Len Lye curator. Brobbel began... More »

DEC 03

Lye centre takes shape

03 December 2013

Taranaki Daily News By Taryn Utiger The controversial multi-million dollar Len Lye Centre is beginning to rise in New Plymouth. The $11.5 million build and fit-out was hitting all essential targets, Jim Willson, infrastructure boss at the New Plymouth District Council, has said. "We are... More »

SEP 11

New Zealand's Governor General Unveils the Len Lye Centre Foundation Plaque

11 September 2013

The start of construction of the Len Lye Centre was marked on Tuesday 10 September with the unveiling of a foundation plaque by  Governor-General Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Matepara. More »

MAR 21

Centre to honour Lye's legacy

21 March 2013

Taranaki Daily News OPINION by Len Lye Foundation Director Evan Webb: The Len Lye exhibition Kaleidoscope, at the City Gallery Wellington, is drawing crowds and enthusiastic comments. Well-known Wellingtonian Lindsay Shelton, reviewing this exhibition for the website Scoop on March 9, described... More »

MAR 06

Len Lye Centre Update - 7 Days in the North Taranaki Midweek

06 March 2013

With the Len Lye Centre given the go-ahead, attention now turns to the construction timetable. The Council and Clelands Construction are working through the details of when work will begin on-site for building the centre, as well as undertaking earthquake-strengthening, deferred items of renewal... More »

MAR 02

Len's legacy, our destiny

02 March 2013

Taranaki Daily News By Gordon Brown Seldom has a community been so divided for so long. Debate over controversial plans by the New Plymouth District Council to build a centre to house the Len Lye collection raged for a decade and no doubt will continue, despite the council deciding on Thursday... More »

FEB 28

Tender Approved for the Len Lye Centre

28 February 2013

A three-part tender for constructing the Len Lye Centre and improving the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery was tonight (Thursday) approved by New Plymouth District Council. The tender from Clelands Construction will enable the Council to: Build the Len Lye Centre building for $10 million.... More »

SEP 25

Lye Centre funding secured by council

25 September 2012

Taranaki Daily News - By Hannah Fleming New Plymouth's controversial Len Lye Centre has been given the go-ahead after securing the full $10 million needed to fund the project. While a further $200,000 has been contributed by private donors, the TSB Community Trust has underwritten the project by... More »

SEP 10

Len Lye plays to packed houses and wins plaudits from critics

10 September 2012

The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries’ (NICAI) production of LEN LYE the opera was a huge success during its four-night season at the Maidment Theatre (which ended on September 8th). As a “multimedia event,” it brought together talented people from many areas of the University,... More »

AUG 08

Len Lye lives on in the 21st century

08 August 2012

North Taranaki Midweek Kiwi programmes on Len Lye's works prove to be big hit in Brazil A retrospective of New Zealand film-maker Len Lye’s work was a highlight of this year’s Anima Mundi animation film festival held in July in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Animated films are... More »

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