Joyce Pensato cause of death: American painter Joyce Pensato death happened Thursday June 13th 2019.
As a painter, she was recognized as a painter’s painter and she devoted her career to mining the psychology of cartoon iconography. She was 78 years old.
Joyce Pensato cause of death:
Joyce Pensato death was announced by a representative for Petzel gallery, which showed her work in New York.
Friedrich Petzel, the founder of the eponymous gallery said in a statement:
“She has been an incredible spirit for all of us, every artist friend, collector, writer, and all of her fans in the gallery community.
“The last few months were hard for many of her admirers. But Joyce kept being Joyce, full of energy, humor, and drive to create art. Nothing could stop her, she has been a true inspiration for everyone who was touched by her.”
Joyce was best known for her drippy paintings of Batman, Mickey Mouse, Homer Simpson, and other characters.
Read touching tributes from her loved ones and fans:
- From Andrew Russeth:
RIP Joyce Pensato, a painter of boundless invention and verve, who bent pop-culture lodestars to her own uproarious, menacing ends. She burned the candle at both ends—and in the middle, too, if that’s possible.
- From Jennifer Samet:
RIP Joyce Pensato. We did this interview just one short year ago. heartbreaking and shocking. grateful to have known such an incredible person. much love and condolences to all of her dear friends. #joycepensato
- From jgleduc:
Aw crap, Joyce Pensato is gone. Working with her on her mural at the Rose a few years back was a wonderful, hilarious experience
- From Kara Vaggio:
💔🥂🚬🕶🇮🇹A force like Joyce Pensato never really dies, but damn if it doesn’t feel like a huge loss today.
May her soul rest in perfect peace.