Baldwin Gallery

David Levinthal

(American, b. 1949)

barbie (head shot) by david levinthal

David Levinthal

Barbie (Head Shot), 1997

barbie (lingerie) by david levinthal

David Levinthal

Barbie (Lingerie), 1997

baseball (mickey mantle) - from david levinthal: baseball series by david levinthal

David Levinthal

Baseball (Mickey Mantle) - from David Levinthal: Baseball Series, 2003

baseball (willie mays) - from david levinthal: baseball series by david levinthal

David Levinthal

Baseball (Willie Mays) - from David Levinthal: Baseball Series, 2003

custer's last stand from the series wild west by david levinthal

David Levinthal

Custer's Last Stand from the series Wild West, 2012

untitled (from the series space) by david levinthal

David Levinthal

Untitled (from the Series Space), 2008



Born in San Francisco, USA
Stanford University (A.B.) Studio Art, Palo Alto, USA
Yale University (M.F.A.) Photography, New Haven, USA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (S.M.)
1987 - 1989
Polaroid Corporation, Artist Support Grants
1990 - 1991
N.E.A. Visual Artist's Fellowship
John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
Prix du Livre de Photographie, Le Prix du Livre-Images, les Rencontres, Arles, France
Currently lives and works in New York, USA


Toy Stories - Westport Arts Center, Westport, USA
Star Wars, Gering & López Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Märchen Mythos Marotte, Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria
A Tribute to Photography, Primo Marella Gallery Milan, Milan, Italy
Polaroid [Im]Possible, WestLicht. Schauplatz für Fotografie, Vienna, Austria
Wessel + O'Connor Fine Art, Brooklyn, USA
25 Years / 25 Works, Wessel + O’Connor Fine Arts, Lambertville, USA
Into the Sunset: Photography’s Image of the American West, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Barbie!, Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
David Levinthal: War, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington D.C. (solo)
David Levinthal: Space Toys – New Polaroids, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, USA (solo)
Reality Check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
David Levinthal: Hitler Moves East. Vintage Photographs, John McWhinnie at Glen Horowitz, New York, USA (solo)
Jesus, Augen Gallery, Portland, USA (solo)
Hockey Night, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA (solo)
The Passion, Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
Depth of Field, The National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, Cooperstown, USA (solo)
Baseball, Yogi Berra Museum, Montclair State University, Little Falls, USA (solo)
The Passion, Spike Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Blackface, The Menil Collection, Houston, USA (solo)
Extra-Ordinary: The Everyday Object in American Art, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA
Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, Santa Fe, USA
Colecoes VI, Galleria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Girlfriend, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, USA (solo)
David Levinthal’s Vision: Capturing America’s Pastime, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, USA (solo)
David Levinthal and the American Dream, Louisville Slugger Museum, Louisville, USA (solo)
New/Now: David Levinthal, New Britain Museum, New Britain, USA (solo)
David Levinthal, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA (solo)
Dirty Little Secrets, Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, USA (solo)
From Blackface to Barbie, Augen Gallery, Portland, USA (solo)
Subway Series: The New York Yankees and the American Dream, Bronx Museum of the Arts, USA
After Images: Art As Social Memory, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany
At War, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain
Bedecked: Costume and Coiffure, Des Moines Art Center, USA
Baseball, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, USA (solo)
David Levinthal, Augen Gallery, Portland, USA (solo)
The Wild West, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, USA (solo)
Small Wonder: World in a Box, Block Museum, Evanston, USA (solo)
Tunnel Vision: A Contemporary Visual Odyssey, Art Basel & Art Miami, Daniel Azoulay Gallery, Miami, USA
Beyond Tradition: Permanent Collection Photographs, San Jose Museum of Art, USA
Flash, Swimsuits and Sports, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA
Valley of the Dolls, Modernism Gallery, San Franciso, USA
Pictures from Within: American Photographs, 1958-2002, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC