From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitlePresences [Charlie Stainback]
About this objectPortrait of Charles Stainback made up of collaged elements of his face. Stainback is a Visual Studies Workshop graduate and is the director of the Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania.
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] 19 copiesrecto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1980verso: [pencil] OVERSIZE / FLAT FILE / 81:004:12
Measurements54.2 cm x 42.3 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionJoan Lyons (b. 1937) is an American artist whose work encompasses a broad range of media including archaic photographic processes, pinhole photography, offset lithography, Xerography, screen-printing, and photo-quilt making. Born in New York, Lyons studied at Alfred State University where she graduated in 1957 with a degree in ceramic art. The following year she married her fellow Alfred graduate, photographer Nathan Lyons. With her work in the 1960s, Lyons was one of the first artists to use xerography as an artistic practice. She was the founder of the Visual Studies Workshop Press in 1971.
Subject and Association KeywordsJoan Lyons
Subject and Association Keywords1980s
Subject and Association KeywordsFace
Subject and Association KeywordsLithograph
Subject and Association KeywordsCollage
Subject and Association KeywordsPortraiture
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved