Artist on Artist: Laura Owens on Joyce Pensato

Monday, Jun 3, 2013  7:30pm–8:30pm iCal

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Left to right: Laura Owens in her studio; Joyce Pensato in her studio, Photo by Debora Mittelstaedt

Walkthrough Joyce Pensato: I KILLED KENNY with acclaimed Los Angeles painter Laura Owens and Pensato herself. This auspicious exhibition tour will offer new insights about painting and an intimate look at Pensato’s singular lifework. Limited space available, RSVP to secure your place.


About the artists:

Laura Owens was born in Euclid, Ohio in 1970 and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her B.F.A. at the Rhode Island School of Design and her M.F.A at the California Institute of Arts. She has had major solo exhibitions at such international venues as the Kunstmuseum Bonn; Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht; Kunsthalle Zürich; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Her work is in the collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among many others.

Joyce Pensato was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, where she continues to live and work. Her work has recently been shown at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin; Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris; and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago. She has also been included in exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the St. Louis Art Museum, and the Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Dallas Museum of Art; and the FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France.