From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled [Leaves and colors]
About this objectLeaves and leaf-like shapes surrounded by patches of color and marks made by graphite and crayon.
Date Madeca. 1970s
Medium and MaterialsOffset lithograph with crayon and graphite.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] OVERSIZE FLAT FILE verso: [pencil] 87:090:11recto of mat: [pencil] 87:090:11
Measurements54 cm x 37.6 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 KeywordsLeaves
Subject and Association Keywordscrayon
Subject and Association KeywordsColor
Subject and Association KeywordsAbstract
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeOffset Lithograph
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