by Lori Sokol

Challenging the Market with Jewish Art

Penny Liebman’s two-year-old Contemporary Art gallery is doing exactly what its proprietor has been warned against by other gallery owners. “I was told not to growth my passion when showcasing art. Go with what will sell,” Liebman recalls. “By being honest and true to myself,” Liebman says, she has found herself displaying painting and sculpture from young, emerging Jewish artists in her studio apartment-turned gallery on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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