Marcus Lyon (b.1965) is a British artist. He was born and raised in rural England and studied Political Science at University. Commissioned and exhibited globally, his works are held in both private and international collections, including the Detroit Institute of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Arts Council Collection (UK) and the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, Washington DC. The 21st century saw his work move beyond traditional forms as he began to incorporate sound & science into his practice. He has created extensive bodies of work on dance, identity & globalisation. Outside the art world, Lyon is a determined social entrepreneur: A TED speaker, he currently serves as a Board Director of Somerset House and Leader’s Quest as well as supporting BLESMA  and Home-Start UK  as an Ambassador.


News Update

Spring 2019 – WE:deutschland – A Human Atlas – Limited edition

Early 2019 saw the delivery of the limited edition WE: deutschland book, an exploration of the inspirational change makers of modern Germany.  The works explore the extraordinary diversity of a European nation at a time of significant political change. Designed by the multi award winning, design team at Studio Sutherl&, the edition of 50 in either red, black or ochre slipcases are only available directly from the The Glassworks Gallery at £ 120. Please contact Joe on if you wish to add one to your collection.

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In associated news, Lyon and his production team are in final preparation to return to the US this Easter to finish the research work associated with  I.Detroit – A Human Atlas of an American city, which is due to launch in early 2020. Later in Q2 the Somos Brasil exhibition will be coming to London as part of the Photo London festival in May. The interactive exhibition will be held from 10th May at the Embassy of Brasil, 16 Cockspur St just on Trafalgar Square in central London. More information to follow.

Both the WE: deutschland and Somos Brasil books are now available for international shipping from the Glassworks Gallery on

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