Matvey Levenstein

About

Born 1960 in Moscow, U.S.S.R. Lives and works in New York City.

Education

  • 1985 - 1987
    M.F.A. Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • 1979 - 1983
    B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 1977 - 1979
    Moscow Architectural Institute, Moscow, USSR

Teaching Experience

  • 2010 - 2017
    Visiting Critic, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York NY
  • 2007 - 2017
    Painting Instructor, School of Visual Art, New York NY
  • 2010
    Painting Instructor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2006
    Critic, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • 2005
    Visiting Artist, The Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York NY
  • 2004 - 2005
    Painting Instructor, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • 1995 - 2003
    Painting Instructor, New York University, New York NY
  • 2001
    Advanced Painting Instructor, The Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York NY
  • 2001
    Studio Perspectives Instructor, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • 2000
    Graduate Painting Instructor, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • 0200 - 2000
    Painting Instructor, Drawing Instructor, Yale at Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT
  • 2000
    Advanced Painting Instructor, The Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art,
  • 2000
    Painting Instructor, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • 1999
    Seminar Instructor, Yale at Norfolk Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT
  • 1996 - 1997
    Drawing Instructor, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1996
    Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1990 - 1996
    Drawing Instructor, The Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art, Dept. of Extended Studies, New York NY
  • 1994
    Visiting Artist, New York University, New York NY
  • 1990
    Painting Instructor, The Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art, Dept. of Extended Studies, New York NY

One Person Exhibitions

  • 1997
    Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
  • 1995
    Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions

Awards and Honors

  • 2003
    Rome Prize, American Academy Rome, Rome, Italy
  • 2002
    Penny McCall Foundation Award, New York NY
  • 1985 - 1987
    Katherine J. Horwitch Grant, Jewish Foundation,
  • 1983
    Anna Louise Raymond Traveling Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Bibliography

  • 2021
    LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting — Nancy Princenthal, et al.
  • 2021
    The Brooklyn Rail — Christian Kleinbub
  • 2021
    Kasmin/Verso — Jason Rosenfeld
  • 2021
  • 2021
    Karma Books — Hilton Als, et al.
  • 2021
    The Brooklyn Rail — Phong Bui
  • 2019
    The New Yorker — Peter Schjeldahl
  • 2019
    The New Criterion — Vol. 3, no. 6 — Robert Becker
  • 2019
    The Brooklyn Rail — Jason Rosenfeld
  • 2017
    La Repubblica — Arianna Di Cori
  • 2017
    Tell Me Something Good — Phong Bui — Jarrett Earnest — Lucas Zwirner
  • 2015
    Rail Curatorial Projects
  • 2013
    The Brooklyn Rail — Thyrza Nicols Goodeve
  • 2012
    La Repubblica — Linda De Sanctis
  • 2010
    Visual Arts Press, Ltd — Tom Huhn and Isabel L. Taube
  • 2009
    The Brooklyn Rail — Phong Bui
  • 2009
    The New Yorker
  • 2008
    Art In America — no. 11 — Matvey Levenstein
  • 2007
    L’Unita — Pier Paolo Pancotto
  • 2007
    Art News — Vol. 106, no. 6 — Rachel Somerstein
  • 2006
    Art News — Vol. 105, no. 4 — Linda Yablonsky
  • 2005
    Time Out New York — Bridget L. Goodbody
  • 2005
    Larissa Goldston Gallery — Susanna Moore
  • 2003
    Correire dell’Arte — Sabatina Cersosimo
  • 2003
    Flash Art — Vol. 36, no. 242 — Luigi Fassi
  • 2003
    Art News — Vol. 102, no. 2
  • 1997
    Artforum — Vol. 35, no. 10 Summer 1997 — Donald Kuspit
  • 1997
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro — Amy Cappellazzo
  • 1997
    News & Record — Jacqueline Humphrey
  • 1997
    Artforum — Ingrid Schaffner
  • 1996
    The Miami Herald — Elisa Turner
  • 1996
    The Miami Herald — Ormando Alvarez Bravo
  • 1996
    Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami — Bonnie Clearwater
  • 1995
    Artforum — Vol. 34, no. 1 — Faye Hirsch
  • 1995
    Forward — Vol. 98, no. 31009 — Robin Cembalest
  • 1995
    The Village Voice — Kim Levin
  • 1992
    Arts Magazine — Gretchen Faust
  • 1991
    Lancaster Eagle Gazette — Elita Suratman
  • 1991
    Dialogue Magazine — Sybil Cantor
  • 1990
    Art Video News — Vol. 1, no. 2
  • 1989
    Star Ledger — Eileen Watkins
  • 1989
    New York Times — Vivian Raynor

Published Writing

  • 2008
    The 'Naiveté of Morandi Author,