New Zealand has re-opened the doors to its contemporary art museum in New Plymouth, the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, with a new addition dedicated to the pioneering filmmaker and kinetic sculptor Len Lye. The opening on 25 July is the culmination of more than three decades’ commitment to realising a permanent home for Lye’s work, a significant collection and archive of more than 18,000 items. The Len Lye Centre, designed by New Zealand’s Patterson Associates, is the repository of the works, archive and spirit of Len Lye (1901–1980). The new Len Lye Centre features Lye’s work in kinetic sculpture, film, painting, drawing, photography, batik and writing, as well as related work by contemporary and historical artists. Simon Rees, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Director, commented: “The centre’s expansive exhibition spaces, research archive, learning centre, and 62-seat cinema provides the Govett

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