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Lyons, Joan 1937-

Overview
Works: 96 works in 141 publications in 1 language and 1,490 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Artists' books  History  Oral histories  Bibliography  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Bio-bibliography  Art  Toy and movable books 
Roles: Author, Printer, Photographer, Editor, Other, Creator, Illustrator
Classifications: N7433.3, 700.904
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Artists' books : a critical anthology and sourcebook by Joan Lyons( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This anthology is the first in-depth look at artists' bookworks. A series of essays, written by longtime participants in and observers of the field, address the following questions: what are the origins, attributes, and what is the potential of artsists' books; what are their historical precedents; what issues are they addressing; who is making and publishing them? The essays are supplemented by extensive bibliographies and a list of collections."
Treading the maze : an artist's book of daze by Susan Elizabeth King( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanging quotes : talking book arts, poetry & typography by Alastair Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conducted over the course of four decades ... a landmark oral history project comprised of nineteen interviews with pioneer book artists, typographers, and poets ... He discusses the transition from cast metal to digital type with the prime movers in the field: Matthew Carter, Sumner Stone, and Fred Smeijers; and he takes stock of the field of artists' books in wide-ranging conversations with Sandra Kirshenbaum and Joan and Nathan Lyons, while his groundbreaking interviews with Dave Haselwood, Holbrook Teter, Bob Hawley, Walter Hamady, and Graham Mackintosh shed new light on the history of the book in the 20th century"--Back cover blurb
Artists' books : Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1971-2008( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gynecologist by Joan Lyons( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fanciful historic gynecological representations of women are juxtaposed with a contemporary patient / doctor interview, which reveals the authority a traditionally male medical culture holds in describing and prescribing for an individual body; in this case female. Aspects of the text will be familiar to most women. This book was based on several years of research and was in danger of becoming a ponderous document before I edited it down to what I know best--an artist's book. It echos the structure of historical printed books, with its small text block and illuminated margins."
Abby Rogers to her grand-daughter by Abby Rogers( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragments for a body of knowledge by Shelley Hoyt( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collaboratve project, the artists take Beatrice Warde's influential text on typographic design, "The Crystal Goblet," as a point of inspiration from which to examine the book--and the female body--as bodies of knowledge. Also includes a transcription of notes from the four-day meeting at which the content and form of the book were planned
Spine by Joan Lyons( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiré du site de l'auteur Joan Lyons: "We used every book-related bad pun and miserable metaphor we could think of. This piece (actually a tabloid) was made as a handout for the "Independent Art Publishing Conference and Bookfair" at Visual Studies Workshop in 1979. Organized by Don Russell and Helen Brunner, it was a landmark artists' book conference that drew participants from Europe and Mexico as well as an amazing array of book publishers and dealers. It was the first time so many of us gathered in one place."
Speaking of book art : interviews with British and American book artists by Cathy Courtney( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swimmer by Keith A Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In retrospect : artist's books and works on paper by Maureen Cummins, Ann Lovett, and Nava Atlas( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Retrospect presents the work of three artists who explore contemporary culture through the lens of the past. Their shared source of inspiration is the book, a form that, while intimate and familiar, also carries with it the weight of history and the voice of authority."--Preface
Artifacts at the end of a decade by Steven Watson( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abecé : (Mexico City book 2) by Joan Lyons( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wonder woman : a poem by Juliet McGrath( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of Badger Head by Joan Lyons( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives II by Joan Lyons( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring book by Joan Lyons( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practical speller : a manual of instruction in the rudiments of the English language by Deborah Dancy( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bride book black to white by Joan Lyons( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fall walk by Joan Lyons( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Artists' books : Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1971-2008
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Speaking of book art : interviews with British and American book artistsMemories of Badger Head
Alternative Names
Joan Lyons

Joan Lyons American artist

Joan Lyons Amerikaans kunstenaar

Joan Lyons artista statunitense

Joan Lyons ealaíontóir Meiriceánach

Languages
English (76)