Julia Kowalska


Julia Kowalska at Steve Turner

Apr 11, 2024


Julia Kowalska, To Give to Eat or to Allow Oneself to Be Eaten (2024). Oil on canvas, 39.5 x 47.25 inches. Image courtesy of the artist and Steve Turner, Los Angeles.

An unsettling sensibility permeates Julia Kowalska’s Secrets Of Our Loves, on view at Steve Turner. Inscrutable figures glow radiantly within domestic interiors and gardens in some paintings, while others capture a water droplet, a bed bathed in red, and a lamb’s mouth.  Kowalska writes that the works were “born under the cover of night,”1 a time when love’s passions most sharply puncture the heart.

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