Matvey Levenstein | the artist

The artist Matvey Levenstein
Born 1960, Moscow, U.S.S.R.
Lives and works in New York City, USA, .

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,

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Born and raised in Moscow, Matvey Levenstein received his MFA degree from Yale University, and holds a BFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Levenstein currently lives and works in New York City and has exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions both in New York and internationally. He has received numerous grants including the Rome Prize (2003), the Penny McCall Foundation Award (2002) and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Grant (1998-99). His exhibitions have been reviewed in Artforum, The Village Voice, Flash Art and The Miami Herald. This is his first exhibition at the gallery...

Moscow-born Matvey Levenstein’s new works show a range of still life that takes place entirely within two bedrooms of a New York apartment...

He has had solo exhibitions at Jack Tilton Gallery (1995, 1997). His most recent group exhibition is, "Painting: The Ultimate Collection, Vol. I" at Galleria Alberto Peola in Turin, Italy. He has won several awards: In 1998 he received a "Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Grant" and in 2002, he won a "Penny McCall Award". In 2003 he received the "Rome Prize". His work is in both private and public collections.

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