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The Eraser

Joyce Pensato - The Eraser
Based on workshop views, The Eraser showcases a gallery of altered, mutilated and deformed portraits of iconic cartoon characters in black and white paintings and drawings.
Published following the eponymous exhibition at Petzel Gallery, New York, from December 19, 2007, to February 2, 2008.
For more than 30 years, Joyce Pensato (born 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, where she lives and works) has transformed America's most iconic cartoon characters into psychologically charged enamel paintings and charcoal drawings. Her subjects, such as Mickey Mouse, Felix the Cat, Donald and Daisy Duck, the Simpsons, Batman and South Park's Kyle and Stan, oscillate between comedic representation and menacing abstraction.
Text by Ira G. Wool.

Graphic design: Todd Amicon (38th Street Publishers).
published in 2012
English edition
21,6 x 15,2 cm (softcover)
208 pages (b/w ill.)
ISBN : 978-1-4675-0886-5
EAN : 9781467508865
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