He was a painter, a musician, a photographer and a sculptor. But he was best known for experimental (and often contentious) films like “Wavelength.” New York Times, Jan. 6, 2023 “I am not a professional,” he declared in a statement written for a group show catalog in 1967. “My paintings are done by a filmmaker, … [Read more…]
I had never heard of Mr. Le Va until his obituary in the New York Times today, February 22, 2021. Extolling horizontality, he made sculptures from felt, flour, glass sheets and even meat cleavers. Elsewhere, in a performance piece, his body was a sprinting projectile.