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Tom Kreisler <em>Night Weather</em> 1984.
1270 x 1050mm, Acrylic and dyes on canvas.
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Collection. Purchased with the assistance of the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand in 1987
Open Collection #3: Tom
  • 27 Mar — 30 Jul
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre
Argentinian-born Tom Kreisler became one of New Plymouth’s most treasured artists, known for injecting humour into painting and drawing through the use of puns, poems and doodles. Info
Paul Bonet
Revealed #2 – Florian Pumhösl and Paul Bonet
  • 8 Apr — 23 Jul
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre
Our pocket exhibition series Revealed shows work from the private collections of artists, exposing friendships, artists admired and global connections Info
<em>Fountain III</em> at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, 1977. Len Lye Foundation Collection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre
Len Lye: Fountain III
  • 27 Mar — 30 Jul
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Kinetic Works, Len Lye’s first major solo exhibition in New Zealand, we present the kinetic sculpture Fountain III Info
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Flip and Two Twisters
  • Free daily screenings (except Tuesdays)
  • Weekdays 11am and 11.15am weekends

A documentary about Len Lye, the great film-maker and kinetic sculptor.

Doodlin' - Impressions of Len Lye
  • Free daily screenings - except Tuesdays)
  • Weekdays 3pm and weekends 3.15pm-except Sat 8 Apr

An overview of the career of experimental animator Len Lye

  • Sun 16 Apr 2017. 3:30—5:35PM
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

An extravaganza of sight and sound, Fantasia is Walt Disney’s masterpiece and a landmark ...

Projection Series #6: A Little Faith
  • 6 May - 24 Jun Weekly screenings Saturday 1pm (no screening 20 May)
  • Len Lye Centre Cinema

A Little Faith examines the pitfalls of trust. As confidence in political systems plummets worldwide ...

Curator's Tour - In Play
  • Sat 6 May 2017. 2—3PM
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Take a walk and talk in the exhibition In Play: Hany Armanious, Peter Robinson, Jim ...

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