(1910 - 2005)
David Phillip Levine was active/lived in California. David Levine is known for figure, portrait, poverty genre.
Biography David Levine
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The following, submitted October 2004, is from the artist.
David P. Levine attended the University of Southern California and Art Center School of Design between 1929 and 1936, followed by a brief stay in New York. He returned to Los Angeles in 1937 where he produced works that were sympathetic depictions of hobo camps, tenement scenes, derelict buildings, unemployed wanderers and farms -- a response to the conditions then in Southern California.
In 1940, Levine moved to Mexico City, and then to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, refining his painting technique and exploring other media -- aquatint, monotype and woodcutting. He painted among working class locals, documenting the reality of their day-to-day struggles. His narrativ
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