Beauvais Lyons

Chancellor's Professor, Professor of Art

Phone: 865-974-3202
E-mail: blyons@utk.edu

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Beauvais Lyons is an expert in printmaking, contemporary art, art parody, mock documentation, lithography, lithographic history, and art censorship issues. His one-person exhibitions have been presented at more than sixty galleries and museums in the United States and abroad. Lyons is well known for his "Hokes Archives," creating mock academic projects in archaeology, medicine, folk art, and zoology. His prints are in numerous public collections, including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art in Washington, DC; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Topics of expertise: Printmaking, contemporary art, art parody, mock documentation, folk art, art censorship issues, lithography, lithographic history

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