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Jack Levine

 (1915 - 2010)
Jack Levine was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts.  Jack Levine is known for mod genre, social satire, caricature.

Jack Levine

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Born and raised in the south end of Boston, Jack Levine created social satirical pieces exposing the foibles and venals sins of mobsters and politicians, underworld characters whose actions are obviously insincere. He also satirized the middle class and created paintings of Biblical subjects.

He enrolled in art classes at the Museum Fine Arts School of Boston and came under the influence of Dr. Denman Ross of Harvard University who, recognizing talent, gave him free art lessons. Levine was especially interested in the Old Masters at the Fogg Museum at Harvard. In 1935, he became a W.P.A. artist, using his experience growing up in a lower class neighborhood in his subject matter.

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About  Jack Levine

Born:  1915 - Boston, Massachusetts
Died:   2010 - New York City
Known for:  mod genre, social satire, caricature