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John Lyons

Born, 1933 in Port of Spain, Trinidad

Caribbean-born artist, poet, writer and curator. Has written a number of texts on the practice of visual artists, including the entry on Tony Phillips for the Four x 4 catalogue (1991). Spent a considerable number of years living in Manchester, during which time, with Alnoor Mitha and Lin Tang, he set up Studio Zamana.

John Lyons was responsible for a particularly useful text, Denzil Forrester’s Art in Context, which appeared in the catalogue, Denzil Forrester, Dub Transition: A Decade of Paintings 1980 - 1990, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, 22 September - 3 November 1990, pages 16 - 21. The exhibition also toured to venues in Newcastle and Lincoln, in 1991.

 

Related items

click to show details of The Caribbean Connection

»  The Caribbean Connection

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1995

click to show details of Four X 4

»  Four X 4

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1991

click to show details of In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

»  In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

Book relating to a publication, 2013

click to show details of Us an’ Dem boxed catalogue

»  Us an’ Dem boxed catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1994

Related exhibitions

Related venues

»  Islington Arts Factory

London, United Kingdom