Len Lye: a Biography
Author Roger Horrocks has captured Lye's colourful personality and dramatic life, making this book a page-turner. It places Lye, unquestionably alongside Mansfield and Hodgkins as a great New Zealand expatriate artist.
Generous illustrations throughout give striking examples of Lye's art and a vivid sense of the man and his world.
This 2015 reprint includes a new chapter on Lye's remarkable posthumous career, which has included both controversy and triumph.