Joyce Pensato at Sarah Bowen

one of Joyce Pensato's Felix drawings at Sarah Bowen, 2005, charcoal on paper

How often can the same artist's work take your breath away? Joyce Pensato does it for me every time. Yesterday the scene was Sarah Bowen's current show, "Medium Rare: Works on Paper." See Barry's post for our favorite image, but I'm including here a couple of details from various pieces to help document her genius.

(could be a magnification of any number of "great master" works)

(multiple staples evidence a serious energy not easily shut down)