From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleSpring Piece 1976
About this objectGrid of twenty-eight images of a yard, driveways, and houses. Cars can be seen in the driveways in some photographs. Reproductions of corner mounts are included with each image.
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1976 – 10 impsverso: [pencil] OVERSIZE FLAT FILE verso: [pencil] 87:090:2verso of mat: [pencil] 87:090:2
Measurements54.3 cm x 45.2 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 KeywordsLithograph
Subject and Association KeywordsImage Sequence
Subject and Association KeywordsDriveway
Subject and Association KeywordsCars
Subject and Association KeywordsYard
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved