From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled [Woman with necklace]
About this objectWoman with a large necklace or elaborate patten on her dress. The texture of the woman’s face is soft and detailed while the texture of the necklace is hard and washed out.
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph from Haloid Xerox image.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] 2/11recto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1974verso: [pencil] OVERSIZE FLAT FILEverso: [pencil] L991 75:006:2recto of mat: [pencil] 75:006:2
Measurements56.8 cm x 38.8 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 KeywordsSelf-Portrait
Subject and Association KeywordsJewelry
Subject and Association Keywordsnecklace
Subject and Association KeywordsFace
Subject and Association KeywordsXerography
Subject and Association Keywordstexture
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved