From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectDiptych consisting of an arm seen from the shoulder to the forearm and the wrist and hand of the same arm.
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] 7 imprecto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1971verso of mat: [pencil] JL 71:573
Measurements17.2 cm x 48.2 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 Keywords1970s
Subject and Association Keywordsarms
Subject and Association KeywordsHands
Subject and Association KeywordsLithograph
Subject and Association KeywordsBlue
Subject and Association Keywordspurple
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved