From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectGrid of sixteen photos of a porch. Some images show details of the porch, while some show Joan and Nathan Lyons’ daughter Elizabeth standing on the porch.
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] Beths’ spacerecto: [pencil] 10 imps.recto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1975-1977verso: [pencil] 87:090:1verso: [pencil] VSW36verso of mat: [pencil] 2-Joan Lyonsverso of mat: [pencil] Lyons, Joanverso of mat: [pencil] 87:090:1
Measurements31.4 cm x 44.5 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 KeywordsLithograph
Subject and Association KeywordsImage Sequence
Subject and Association Keywordsporch
Subject and Association KeywordsDaughter
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved