Great Hall Art Exhibit: "David Levine: The Westport Years"

Monday, Oct 3, 2011 - Friday, Dec 30, 2011

 

 

 

A video tour of the art exhibit of caricaturist David Levine is discussed by his son, Matthew Levine. Hear about his background, education, works, and philosophy in this engaging tour.

David Levine self-portraitWhen David Levine, painter and caricaturist, passed away in December of 2009, an outpouring of obituaries and articles confirmed what had already been suggested during his remarkable career: he was one of the greats.

During the period in which he summered in Westport, 1956-1977, he matured as a painter and blossomed into a world-renowned caricaturist who influenced cultural dialogue. He had an expression that, for him, united his two bodies of work. “I love my species.”

Screening of 2008 TV Interview with David Levine, Monday, November 7, 7:30 pm, McManus Room.

Images courtesy David Levine Estate. A limited edition print of this image is available through davidlevineart.com.

Blog on David Levine.

 

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