PLASTICS FOR KINETIC ART by Nicholas Roukes 1974

PLASTICS FOR KINETIC ART by Nicholas Roukes. 1974, hardcover with dust jacket. 8.25x11", 184 pages. Over 200 b&w illustrations. 14 full color plates.

"How to use moire, mirrors, reflective shapes, lenses, light polarizers, prisms, and magnetic force to make constructions, lamps, color guns, sculpture, flat-surface kinetics, light boxes, lumia, photomontages.

The reader will learn step by step how to make kinetic sculptures. In addition to the demonstrations, the author presents an extraordinary gallery of works by contemporary artists of the 60s and 70s. Extensive suppliers list, bibliography, index. "