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Joyce Pensato

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Brooklyn born painter, Joyce Pensato was best known for her interpretations of pop culture and cartoon characters such as Batman, Mickey Mouse, Homer Simpson painted in her signature, expressionistic brushstrokes. Her influences can be traced back to artists like Franz Kline, Philip Guston, and Willem de Kooning, but reinterpreted in her personal style. She studied at the Art Students League and the New York Studio School, where she shared a studio with lifelong friend Christopher Wool and met mentor Joan Mitchell. Her work can be found in major collection such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Dallas Museum of Art; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles and the Whitney Museum of American Art.        



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