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Leon Levinstein  1910-1988, US

(Leon Levistein)
Rank (2014): 4486 

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Country
USA 26
Canada 4
Germany 4
Italy 2
Switzerland 2




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Artist Rank
Weegee  792 16
William Klein  754 15
Diane Arbus  196 14
Robert Frank  272 13
Walker Evans  156 13




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Howard Greenberg Gallery, USA 5
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 4
  Presentation House Gallery - PHG, Canada 2
  Musée de l´Elysée, Switzerland 2
  ICP - International Center of Photography, USA 2



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1910 Born in Buckhannon, WV (US)


1988 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 43  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   9


2012
   Leon Levinstein - Steven Kasher Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Living in the Edge - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
   Hipsters, Hustlers, and Handball Players: Leon Levinstein's New York Photographs, 1950–1980 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

2004
   Close to the Skin - Photographs by Leon Levinstein - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

2001
   On the Street - The Photographs of Leon Levinstein - Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Leon Levinstein - Obsession - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam

1995
   Leon Levinstein: The Moment of Exposure - The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, AB
   Leon Levinstein: The Moment of Exposure - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Leon Levinstein: The Moment of Exposure - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

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2013
   Rabble-Rousers: Art, Dissent, and Social Commentary - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
   A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
   Vanity. Fashion Photography from the F.C. Gundlach Collection - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow

2012
   Walker Evans & The American Social Landscape Photographers - Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA
   Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
Description  Behind The Curtain – The Aesthetics Of The Photobooth - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

2011
   Vanity - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

2010
   Street Photography: Selected Works from Six Decades - Kunsthandel Jörg Maaß, Berlin

2009
   The Malcolmson Collection - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
   Lisette Model and Her Successors - Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
   Sexy and the City - New York Photographs - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sacred Sight - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
   This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2008
   Lisette Model & Her Successors - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
   Lisette Model e la sua scuola. Fotografie 1937 - 2002 - Museo di Roma in Trastevere, Rome
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London (England)
   Times Square - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
   Lisette model & Her Successors - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
   Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

2007
   The New York Scholl 1936-63 - Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich
   25 years A Celebration - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   The Streets of New York: American Photographs from the Collection, 1938–1958 - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Portrait und Menschenbild - SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

2004
   Physical Presence - Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

2003
   fables de l'identité - Centre national de la photographie, Paris

2002
   New York: Capital of Photography - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Description  New York - Capital of Photography - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
Description and image  New York Scene - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Moodstruck - Photographs from the Permanent Collection - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1980
   Photography of the Fifties: An American Perspective - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1978
   New Standpoints: 1940-1955 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   The Photographer's Eye - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1957
   70 Photographers Look at New York - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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 Dealer Directory  3

USA

 Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
 L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York City, NY
 Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

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Canada

 National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON

USA

 University Museum of Contemporary Art - UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
 Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
 Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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