From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled [Water lily and breast]
About this objectWater lily and the neck, collarbone, shoulders, and breasts of a woman. The details of her face have been washed out in the xerography process.
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph from Haloid Xerox image.
Inscription and Marksrecto: [pencil] 3/9recto: [pencil] Joan Lyons 1974verso: [pencil] OVERSIZE FLAT FILEverso: [pencil] L991 75:006:7recto of mat: [pencil] L991 75:006:7
Measurements44.4 cm x 32 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 KeywordsWater Lilies
Subject and Association Keywordsbreast
Subject and Association KeywordsFlowers
Subject and Association KeywordsFemale Nude
Subject and Association KeywordsXerography
Subject and Association Keywordstexture
Subject and Association KeywordsSelf-Portrait
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved