Obituary: Nathan Lyons, Photographer, Educator and Visual Studies Workshop Founder, Age 86

September 1, 2016

By PDN Staff

© Nathan Lyons/Courtesy of Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York

Nathan Lyons, "Untitled (Notations in Passing)."

Photographer and educator Nathan Lyons, who founded the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York, was the first chairman of the Society for Photographic Education, and served as curator of photography and associate director of George Eastman House, died at home in Rochester on August 31. He was 86. Lyons had a quiet but profound influence on photography. In a...

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