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at Cohn Drennan Contemporary on November 23
by Todd Camplin
I love studio visits and not just those studio tour visits, but when you call the artists up and ask them if
you can see their new work. Bonny Leibowitz generously invited me to visit her studio on a day I was
also visiting a few other artists. She was preparing for her upcoming show at Cohn Drennan
Contemporary on November 23rd.
|Leibowitz will be paired with artist Winter Rusiloski in a show titled Pleasure Tempest. Leibowitz
has shown at this gallery before, but usually her work would populate the walls with encaustic
paintings, however she has made a major shift in her work. For now, it appears Leibowitz has
become primarily a sculptor.
|This shift not only applies to her approach, but her content, style and sensibility. There of course
are a few transitional pieces which reflect the past innovations of her paintings. Like the work
|Upon reflection of my visit, the California Funk Art movement came to mind. Particularly Ed
Kienholz and his critique of contemporary culture. Like Kienholz, Leibowitz peels away the
|One reason I believe Leibowitz was about