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THE SKETCH

Len Lye

In The Sketch, we preview the methods of an artist

who will be featured in our next issue

Sketch for Water Whirler, ink on paper, c. 1961. Courtesy Len Lye Foundation Collection and Archive, Govett-Brewster Gallery/Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth.

Sketch for Water Whirler, ink on paper, c. 1961. Courtesy Len Lye Foundation Collection and Archive, Govett-Brewster Gallery/Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth.

Water Whirler was designed by Len Lye (1901–1980) around 1961, though it remained unbuilt within his lifetime. Driven by a reciprocating motor set on a…

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