David Levinthal

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David Levinthal at Stellan Holm Gallery December 10th, 2009 - February 13th, 2010
Posted 12/20/09
David Levinthal has been shooting narrative constructions of his own making since earning an MFA from Yale in the early 70’s. Fueled by a fetish-like fascination with dolls and toys and their role in “socializing the young,” he employs the techniques of photographic artifice to touch upon a variety of social and political issues, from World War II to Barbie to X-rated films. His carefully staged color images of plastic figurines engaged in subversive action are riddled with irony.His... [more]
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