From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
About this objectFlowers and petals on a black field with writhing white lines. The petals are printed green, orange, and yellow.
Date Madeca. 1979
Medium and MaterialsOffset Lithograph.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1979verso: [pencil] OVERSIZE FLAT FILE verso: [pencil] 87:090:20recto of mat: [pencil] 87:090:20
Measurements61.5 cm x 44.2 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 KeywordsFlowers
Subject and Association Keywordspetals
Subject and Association KeywordsYellow
Subject and Association KeywordsGreen
Subject and Association KeywordsOrange
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved