From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectAnatomical image from a head to chest next to an image of Joan and Nathan Lyons’ son David printed silver over a fields of purple and gray.
Portfolio TitleA Family Album of Silkscreen Prints
Medium and MaterialsSilkscreen.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] guardian / 18 imp. / Joan Lyons 1969verso: [pencil] OVERSIZE / FLAT FILE / 81:003:04
Measurements22.8 cm x 27.7 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 Keywords1960s
Subject and Association KeywordsSilkscreen
Subject and Association Keywordsanatomy
Subject and Association Keywordssilver
Subject and Association Keywordspurple
Subject and Association KeywordsChildren
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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