Matvey Levenstein





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

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Rome, Italy 
2009 Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY 
2007    Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Rome, Italy 
2006Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
1997Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1995Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1991Gallery for the Visual Arts, Ohio University, Lancaster, OH

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, New York, NY
2012 Rainbow of Chaos, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY 
2009Talk Dirty to Me, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
       
Party at Chris's House, Curated by Phong Bui, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008
Stable Scrawl, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York NY
2007    The Beholder's Eye, The Salmagundi Club of New York, New York, NY
2006 Nostalgia, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY 
2005Portraits on Paper, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
2004Group Exhibition, Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, Rome, Italy
 Portraits, Esso Gallery, New York, NY
2003Painting-The Ultimate Collection Vol. 1, Galleria Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy
2002Artists to Artists, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
2001First There Was A Drawing, Fine Arts Gallery,The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
2000Performing Arts Benefit Exhibition, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
1999Not Quite Real, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
1998People, Places and Things, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
1997Art on Paper: 33rd Annual Exhibition, Witherspoon Art Gallery
 Post Construction, Veknin and Schwartz Gallery, Atlanta, GA
 Color Detour, Curated by Faye Hirsch, Apex Art, New York, NY
1996Painting into Photography, Photography into Painting,  Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
 Benefit Exhibition, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
 Benefit Exhibition, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
1994Mirage, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, NY
 On Paper, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
 Group Exhibition, Lauren Wittels Gallery, New York, NY
1993Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
 White Columns Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York, NY
1992Emerging Sculptors, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
 A Paper Trail, curated by Pat Owens, Berland/Hall Gallery
1989Before or After: Form and Function, White Columns, New York, NY
 Form and Material, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
 Group Exhibition, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY

HONORS AND AWARDS

2003Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome
2002Penny McCall Foundation Award
1998-99Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Grant
1985-87Katherine J. Horwitch Grant, Jewish Foundation
1983Anna Louise Raymond Traveling Fellowship, Art Institute of Chicago

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2012 De Sanctis, Linda. "Matvey Levenstein la lentezza della pittura," la Repubblica (September 14, 2012) 
2009
Bui, Phong. "Matvey Levenstein in Conversation with Phong Bui," The Brooklyn Rail (April 2009)
2007        Somerstein, Rachel. "Not-So-Still Lifes," ARTnews (June, 2007)
2005    Yablonsky, Linda. "Matvey Levenstein," ARTnews (April, 2005)
      Goodbody, Bridget. "Matvey Levenstein," Time Out November, 2005)
2003Cersosimo, Sabatina. Galleria Alberto Peola Correire dell'Arte (November, 2003)
 Fassi, Luigi. "Turino Sette in Uno," Flash Art (October, 2003)
 1997Kuspit, Donald. "Matvey Levenstein at Jack Tilton," Artforum Vol XXXV No. 10 (Summer 1997)
1996Bravo, Ormando Alvarez. El Nuevo Herald (December 21, 1996)
1996Turner, Elisa. The Miami Herald (December 22, 1996)
1995Levin, Kim. "Voice Choices," The Village Voice (May 9, 1995)
 Hirsch, Faye.  "Matvey Levenstein at Jack Tilton Gallery," Review Artforum Vol. XXXIV No. 1 (September 1995)
 Cembalest, Robin. Forward, Vol. LXXXXVIII, No. 31,009, (January 6, 1995): 9
1992Faust, Gretchen. " New York in Review," Arts Magazine (April, 1992)
1991Cantor, Sybil. Interview, Dialogue Magazine (January, 1991)
 Suratman, Elita. Lancaster Eagle Gazette (Sunday, January 13, 1991)
1990"Art Today," Art Video News, Volume 1, #2 (1990)
1989Raynor, Vivian. New York Times (October 1, 1989)
 Watkins, Eileen. Star Ledger (September 29, 1989)

EDUCATION

1987Yale School of Art, MFA in Painting/Printmaking
1983 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
1977-79Moscow Architectural Institute, U.S.S.R.
Larissa Goldston Gallery