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.


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Alta – A Human Atlas of a City of Angels

Our latest instalment in the Human Atlas series is now on press in Verona, Italy.

Alta – A Human Atlas of a City of Angels is a four-year long research-based exploration of social change in Los Angeles in the early 21st Century. Featuring 100 nominees who have made significant contributions to LA and embody the very best of service to humanity.

Over recent months Marcus and the Human Atlas team have been immersed in sound production, infographic design, DNA visualisation & copy creation.

Alta will launch this Fall as part of PST ART: Art & Science Collide. A ground breaking art initiative across Southern California. More information here.

Visit @ahumanatlas on Instagram to go behind the scenes.