PHOTO: Herbert Mitgang



Friday, December 20, 2013

                                                            PHOTO: PATRICIA MCMAHON

A birthday message from David: Make time for what is meaningful to you.  Happy birthday, dad.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

David Levine Talking About Art

A shout out to Dave Elder for posting this interview with David Levine, an excerpt from Elder's documentary on a group of friends -- accomplished painters all -- who carried the torch of realism and reminded us that life experienced through art is richer still.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

David Levine Remembered

Today was the third anniversary of David Levine's passing, nine days after his 83rd birthday.  Not a day goes by that we don't think of him, miss him, cherish our memories of him...and laugh a deep down laugh about all of this mishigas, because that's what he would have done.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Where Have All the David Levines Gone?

First Da Vinci, now Picasso.  Even as his name is on a banner that drapes the front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, David Levine is listed as one of the top 10 most stolen artists in the world by the Art Loss Registry.


The top 10 list of artists with most works stolen:
1) Pablo Picasso - 1,147
2) Nick Lawrence - 557
3) Marc Chagall - 516
4) Karel Appel - 505
5) Salvador Dali - 505
6) Joan Miro - 478
7) David Levine - 343
7) Andy Warhol - 343
9) Rembrandt - 337
10) Peter Reinicke - 336

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Levine at the Met

Here's a link to David Levine's Oldenberg, the caricature that's part of the show at the Met.  See if you agree with the New York Times review of the show, which states that Levine's image "does little to stir the pot."