DAVID LEVINTHAL

2018

Finger, Bill. “Interview with David Levinthal.” Yield Magazine, November 2018. https://007.yieldmagazine.org/19/.
Levinthal, David. War, Myth, Desire. Berlin: Kehrer Verlag, 2018.
Lyle, Rexer. “Interview with David Levinthal.” Photograph Magazine, May/June 2018. https://photographmag.com/issues/mayjune-2018/interview/.
Proctor, Betram. “Makers, Movers, Shakers: David Levinthal.” New York Makers, September 11, 2018. https://newyorkmakers.com/blogs/magazine/makers-movers-and-shakers-david-levinthal.
Sigler, Jeremy. “Nice Boy Shares Toys.” Tablet, May 24, 2018. https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/261989/nice-boy-shares-toy.

2017

Munteán, László, Liedeke Plate, and Anneke Smelik, eds. Materializing Memory in Art and Popular Culture. New York and London: Routledge, 2017.

2016

Iwasaki, Scott. “Photographer David Levinthal Still Plays with Toys.” Park Record (Park City, UT), December 27, 2016. http://www.parkrecord.com/entertainment/photographer-david-levinthal-still-plays-with-toys/.
Kaps, Florian. Polaroid: The Magic Material. London: Frances Lincoln, 2016.
Little, David E. Who’s Who: Seeing Back to Front. Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, 2016.
Parker, Joshua. Tales of Berlin in American Literature up to the 21st Century. Koninklijke Brill, NV, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2016.

2015

Levinthal, David. History. Berlin: Kehrer Verlag, 2015.

2014

Blanch, Andrea. “Interview with David Levinthal: An Unstructured Exploration.” Museé, March 18, 2014.
Chun, Kimberly. “David Levinthal: Photographer Creates Tableaus with Toys.” SF Gate, June 25, 2014.
Durden, Mark. Photography Today. London: Phaidon, 2014. See esp. 408.
Fischl, Eric. Disturbing Innocence. New York: The FLAG Art Foundation, 2014.
Levy, Adam Harrison. “Artist’s Cookbook: David Levinthal.” Design Observer, March 12, 2014. http://designobserver.com/feature/artists-cookbook-david-levinthal/38312.

2013

Blejmar, Jordana. “Toying with History: Playful Memory in Albertina Carri’s Los Rubios.” Journal of Romance Studies 13, no. 3 (Winter 2013): 44–61.
Kelsey, Robin. “Playing Around Photography.” Aperture 212 (Fall 2013): 35–40.
Levinthal, David. War Games. Berlin: Kehrer Verlag, 2013.
Lombino, Mary-Kay. The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation. Poughkeepsie, NY: Vassar College; Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2013.
O’Sullivan, Michael. “‘David Levinthal War Games’ at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.” Washington Post, May 6, 2013.
“Photo-Op: Small Wars.” Wall Street Journal, September 14–15, 2013.
Walker, Hamza, and Karen Reimer. Black Is, Black Ain’t. Chicago: Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, 2013.
Wells, Rachel. “Photography, Sculpture and Scale.” In Scale in Contemporary Sculpture: Enlargements, Miniaturization and the Life-Size, 119–60. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013.

2012

Hirsch, Marianne. “Nazi Photographs in Post-Holocaust Art.” In The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture after the Holocaust, 126–52. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.
Levinthal, David, and Garry Trudeau. Hitler Moves East: A Graphic Chronicle, 1941–43. Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2012.
Wells, Jennifer Nichole. “An Interview with David Levinthal, the Father of Miniature Photography.” Jennifer Nichole Wells (blog), September 23, 2012. https://jennifernicholewells.com/2012/09/23/an-interview-with-david-levinthal/.

2010

Connolly, Kevin. “Snapshot Affair: The Enduring Power of the Polaroid.” BBC, June 22, 2010. http://www.bbc.com/news/10355526.
Michałowska, Marianna. “The Art of the Document: Photography and Trauma.” In In Memory of the Shoah: Cultural Representations and Commemorative Practices, edited by Tomasz Majewski, Anna Zeidler-Janiszewska, and Maja Wójcik, 55–69. Łódź, Poland: Officyna, 2010.

2009

Levinthal, David. Bad Barbie. New York: JMc & GHB, 2009.
———. I.E.D.: War in Afghanistan and Iraq. Text edited by David Stanford. New York: powerHouse Books, 2009.

2008

Woodward, Richard B. “The Pentagon Enters the Matrix.” Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2008.

2006

Baker, Kenneth. “Toy Soldiers, Plastic Cowboys, Barbie Dolls—What Could Be More Simple and Innocent? Well, They’re Not When Photographer David Levinthal Gets Through with Them.” SF Gate, April 15, 2006. http://www.sfgate.com/entertainment/article/Toy-soldiers-plastic-cowboys-Barbie-dolls-2499938.php.
Kaplan, Ron. “Big Pictures, Little People.” NJ Jewish News, December 29, 2006. http://njjewishnews.com/njjn.com/122906/sptsBigPictures.html.
Levinthal, David. Baseball. New York: Empire Editions, 2006.

2004

Levinthal, David. Netsuke. Paris: Galerie Xippas, 2004.
Van Riper, Frank. “Of Diamonds and Dugouts and Polaroid Fantasy.” Washington Post, April 8, 2004.

2003

Ebony, David, Jane Harris, Frances Richard, Martha Schwendener, Sara Valdez, and Linda Yablonski, eds. Curve: The Female Nude Now. New York: University Publishing, 2003
Feldman, Ronald, Martina Batan, and Sean Elwood, eds. American Dream. New York: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 2003.
Hughes, Alex, and Andrea Noble, eds. Phototextualities: Intersections of Photography and Narrative. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2003.

2001

Callister, Jane. Diabolical Beauty. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, 2001.
Chen, Aric. “Fleeting Moments.” Dutch, no. 31 (January/February 2001): 20–21.
Speer, Lance. “Ceci n’est pas une nue: David Levinthal’s XXX Series.” 21st: The Journal of Contemporary Photography 5 (2001).

2000

Barron, Stephanie, Sher Bernstein, and Ilene Susan Fort. Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900–2000. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art and University of California Press, 2000.
Field, Genevieve, ed. Nerve: The New Nude. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000.
Hitchcock, Barbara, ed. Emerging Bodies: Nudes from the Polaroid Collections. Zurich: Edition Stemmle, 2000.
Levinthal, David. Modern Romance. Essay by Eugenia Parry. Los Angeles: St. Ann’s Press, 2000.
———. XXX. Interview by Cecilia Andersson. Paris: Galerie Xippas, 2000.
Simpson, Fronia, ed. The Darker Side of Playland: Childhood Imagery from the Logan Collection. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2000.
Young, James E. At Memory’s Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

1999

Levinthal, David. Blackface. Essay by Manthia Diawara. Santa Fe, NM: Arena Editions, 1999.
Murphy, Dallas. “David Levinthal’s Toy Story.” Photo District News, December 1999.
Seiler, Kathleen. “Art & Style 1999: David Levinthal.” American Photo 10, no. 1 (January–February 1999): 86–87.

1998

Barron, James. “For Some, the Lure of Horror.” New York Times, July 19, 1998.
Goff, Robert. “This Toy Story Is Rated R.” Forbes, April 6, 1998.
Ise, Claudine. “‘Babes’ Aims to Demystify Expectations of Women.” Los Angeles Times, July 24, 1998.
Levinthal, David. Barbie Millicent Roberts: An Original. Preface by Valerie Steele. New York: Pantheon, 1998.
Nash, Eric P. “Boxes of Reality.” New York Times Book Review, February 8, 1998.
Stark, Thomas F. “Playsets Given an Artist’s Touch.” Plastic Figure & Playset Collector, August 1998.
Sutherland, Amy. “Reality Click.” Maine Telegram, January 11, 1998.
Temin, Christine. “Recasting Racism or Renewing It? Kara Walker’s cutting silhouettes ignite a Harvard debate about whether co-opting toxic stereotypes can help or hurt black artists.” Boston Globe, March 13, 1998.
Weinberg, Adam D. From the Heart: The Power of Photography—A Collector’s Choice. New York: Aperture, 1998.

1997

Benfey, Christopher. “Toys Are Us: David Levinthal’s Dollhouse History.” Slate, February 19, 1997.
Boxer, Sarah. “Hardly Child’s Play: Shoving Toys into Darkest Corners.” New York Times, January 24, 1997.
Brockington, Horace. “David Levinthal: Blackface and Stereotypes.” Review, February 15, 1997.
Bryant, Eric. “Arts & Humanities: Mein Kampf.” Library Journal (April 1, 1997): 90.
Durant, Mark Alice. “Imaging Horror: Mein Kampf Photographs by David Levinthal.” Boston Book Review 4, no. 4 (May 1997): 10.
Exley, Roy. “Construction Sights.” Contemporary Visual Arts 16 (1997): 20–25.
Fuchs, Francesca. “Mein Kampf: The Photography of David Levinthal.” Art Lies: Texas Art Journal, no. 16 (Fall 1997): 37.
Goldberg, Vicki. “Facing a Rear View Aimed at Insights.” New York Times, December 13, 1997.
Horn, Miriam. “Dark Stirrings in Toyland.” US News & World Report 122, no. 4 (1997): 51.
Jenkins, Steve. “Boy Toys.” Bay Area Reporter, August 14, 1997.
Levinthal, David. David Levinthal: Works from 1975–1996. Essay and interviews by Charles Stainback and Richard B. Woodward. New York: International Center of Photography with D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 1997.
———. Small Wonder: Worlds in a Box. Essay by David Corey. Washington, DC: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution; New York: Distributed by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 1997.
Loke, Margarette. “Up Now, David Levinthal: International Center of Photography.” Art News, March 1997.
Mendelsohn, John. “From the American West to the Holocaust, David Levinthal’s Miniature Works Depict a Kind of Disturbing Table-Top History.” New York Jewish Week, March 7, 1997.
Newhall, Edith. “Photography: The World’s a Stage.” New York Magazine, January 20, 1997.
Pagel, David. “An Unsettling View of Racism in ‘Blackface.’” Los Angeles Times, April 25, 1997).
Princenthal, Nancy. “Artist’s Book Beat.” On Paper: The Journal of Prints, Drawings, and Photography 1, no. 4. (March–April 1997): 47.
Protzman, Ferdinand. “Photography in a New Light.” Washington Post, April 19, 1997.
Rosen, Rita. “Sketches: The Art World; Toys as Holocaust Art; Travesty or Triumph?” Jewish Exponent, June 19, 1997.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Down in Flames.” Village Voice, February 4, 1997.
Singer, Mark. “Toy Stories.” New Yorker, January 20, 1997.
Stevens, Mark. “Art Review: David Levinthal.” New York Magazine, March 10, 1997.
Warren, Mike. “Museum Exhibit Depicts Horrors of the Holocaust.” Houston Chronicle, September 17, 1997.
Zimmer, William. “Life with a Twist: Fiction-Based Photography, Realism in Paint.” New York Times, March 30, 1997.

1996

Baker, Kenneth. “The Holocaust on a Whole New Scale.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 14, 1996.
Block, Elizabeth, and David Levinthal. “Exposing We.” Drama Review 40, no. 2 (Summer 1996): 71–78.
Karabinis, Paul. Telling Stories. Jacksonville, FL: The Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, 1996.
Levinthal, David. Mein Kampf. Essay by James E. Young. Introduction by Roger Rosenblatt. Afterword by Garry Trudeau. Santa Fe, NM: Twin Palms Publishers, 1996.
McCloud, Kathleen. “Making Photographic Jump from Fantasy to Reality, Levinthal Book Signing Saturday.” Pasatiempo/Santa Fe New Mexican, October 25, 1996.
Muniz, Vik. Making It Real. Introduction by Luc Sante. New York: Independent Curators Incorporated, 1996.
Strasser, Teresa. “Controversial Photographer Toys with Holocaust.” Jewish Bulletin of Northern California, May 17, 1996.
Weiermair, Peter. Prospect 96: Photography in Contemporary Art. Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Edition Stemmle, 1996.
Weightman, Sharon. “Photos Don’t Let ‘Reality’ Get in the Way of a Good Story.” Florida Times-Union, March 10, 1996.
Woodward, Richard B. “Color Bind: White Artist + Black Memorabilia = No Show.” Village Voice, June 25, 1996.
Zimmer, William. “No Simple Innocence, Childhood Now Invoked Has More in Tow.” New York Times, January 21, 1996.

1995

Bensley, Lis. “‘Mein Kampf’ Show Marks Full Circle for Levinthal Pushing Vision to Horrifying New Heights.” Pasatiempo/Santa Fe New Mexican, September 8, 1995.
Brooks, Rosetta. “Los Angeles: David Levinthal at Craig Krull Gallery.” Artforum, Summer 1995.
Crump, James. “David Levinthal: Mein Kampf.” The Magazine Santa Fe, October 1995.
Foresta, Merry. “Toying with History: A Conversation with David Levinthal, William Christenberry, and Merry Foresta.” See: A Journal of Visual Culture 1, no. 2 (1995): 25–31.
Forgács, Éva. “David Levinthal at Craig Krull.” Art Issues, no. 38 (Summer 1995).
Zimmer, William. “An Exhibition in New Rochelle That Showcases Sheer Invention.” New York Times, January 1, 1995.

1994

Cembalest, Robin. “The Art of the Doll.” Forward, November 11, 1994.
———. “Levinthal’s Disturbing Photos of Nazis in Toyland.” Forward, November 11, 1994.
Hagen, Charles. “Treating Nazis in Art, Even Seriously, Is Risky.” New York Times, November 25, 1994.
Kent, Sarah. “Macho Pink.” Time Out London, June 8, 1994.
Levinthal, David. Dark Light: David Levinthal Photographs, 1984–1994. Essay by David Allen Mellor. London: The Photographers’ Gallery, 1994.
———. “Mein Kampf.” Blind Spot Photography 3 (1994).
Lord, M. G. Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1994.
Mellor, David Allen. “David Levinthal: Mein Kampf.” Creative Camera, June/July 1994.
Richards, Jane. “Mein Kampf, the Polaroids.” Independent (London), May 25, 1994.
Yoe, Craig. The Art of Barbie: Artists Celebrate the World’s Favorite Doll. New York: Workman Publishing, 1994.

1993

Hagen, Charles. “How the Old West Was, and Wasn’t.” New York Times, June 25, 1993.
“Haggerty to Offer Dolls in Contemporary Art Exhibit.” News from Indian Country, March 31, 1993.
Kapitanoff, Nancy. “Giving Life to Toys: In David Levinthal’s Photo Exhibit at the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum [ . . . ].” Los Angeles Times, June 11, 1993.
Levinthal, David. Desire. Essay by Andy Grundberg. San Francisco: The Friends of Photography Ansel Adams Center, 1993.
———. Die Nibelungen. Text by Julien Robson and Andrea Hurton. Vienna: Galerie H.S. Steinek, 1993.
———. “New Year’s Eve Through the Ages.” New York Times, December 31, 1993.
———. The Wild West: Photographs by David Levinthal. Essay by Richard B. Woodward. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.
Matis, Gretchen. “Photos Display Myths, Romanticism Shaping Our Perspective of the West.” Atlanta Journal/Atlanta Constitution, April 6, 1993.
Pagel, David. “Exhibit Toys with Myths of Old West.” Los Angeles Times, July 14, 1993.
Stillman, Deanne. “Again, That Hankering: In Times of Cultural Travail, the Country Heads West to a Frontier Forever Open.” New York Times, August 22, 1993.

1992

Coleman, A. D. “Hitler Moves East Turns Fourteen.” Camera & Darkroom, January 1992.
Curtis, Cathy. “The Exhibit of the Decade.” Los Angeles Times, May 7, 1992.
Faber, Monika. Sofort-Bild-Geschichte (Instant-Imaging-Stories). Vienna: Museum Moderner Kunst, 1992.
Goldberg, Vicki. “How to Warm a Post-Modernist’s Heart.” New York Times, February 9, 1992.
Interpreting the American Dream. Graz, Austria: Galerie Eugen Lendl, 1992.

1991

Aletti, Vince. “Valley of the Dolls.” Village Voice, May 21, 1991.
Coleman, A. D. “Hitler Moves East.” European Photography 12, no. 47 (1991): 47–49.
Hagen, Charles. “David Levinthal: Modern Romance.” New York Times, September 13, 1991.
Lang, Gerald, and Lee Marks. The Horse: Photographic Images, 1839 to the Present. New York: Harry N.
Abrams, 1991. Levinthal, David. “Captain Gallant.” American Art 5, no. 1–2 (Winter/Spring 1991): 60–67.
Pagel, David. “Toys in Bondage.” Los Angeles Times, August 8, 1991.
Storr, Robert. Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1991.

1990

“Absolut Vodka by David Levinthal for TBWA Advertising, New York.” American Photo, July/August 1990.
Dercon, Chris. Theatergarden Bestiarium: The Garden as Theater as Museum. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.
Grundberg, Andy. “Abstraction Returns to Haunt Photography.” New York Times, February 25, 1990.
———. “David Levinthal: American Beauties.” New York Times, May 25, 1990.
Heiferman, Marvin, ed. The Indomitable Spirit. New York: Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS and Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
Hitchcock, Barbara, ed. Selections 5: The International Polaroid Collection. Cambridge, MA: Polaroid Corporation, 1990.
Hoffmann, Justin. “Das Neue Konzept.” Artis (May 1990): 26–29.
Levinthal, David. American Beauties. Essay by Rosetta Brooks. Santa Monica, CA: Pence Gallery; New York: Laurence Miller Gallery, 1990.
Reeve, Catharine. “4 Friends of Art Tell How to Look Into, Not Just At, an Image.” Chicago Tribune, October 19, 1990.

1989

Barnes, Lucinda. Centric 35: David Levinthal. Long Beach: California State University, 1989.
Brooks, Rosetta. “A Biennial of Our Own.” Burlington (VT) Seven Days, May 3, 1989.
Burchard, Hank. “A Negative ‘Selves’ Image.” Washington Post, February 3, 1989.
Carlson, Lance. “Enlarging the Photographic Impact.” Artweek (April 29, 1989): 12.
Coleman, A. D. “New York City as Subject and Inspiration.” New York Observer, January 9, 1989.
Goodman, Tim. “Absolutely Successful.” Palo Alto Weekly, August 16, 1989.
Grundberg, Andy, Jerry Saltz, and Jimmy De Sana. Abstractions in Contemporary Photography. Richmond, VA: Anderson Gallery, 1989.
———. “John Reuter: Polaroid Master.” New York Times, September 10, 1989.
Knight, Christopher. “Photographer Levinthal Goes ‘West.’” Los Angeles Herald Examiner, April 14, 1989.
Kozloff, Max. “Hapless Figures in an Artificial Storm.” Artforum, November 1989.
Levinthal, David. “Hitler Moves East.” Camera Austria 33/34 (1989): 49–56.
Lewis, Jo Ann. “The Years in Pictures: Photography at 150: Washington’s Montage of Shows and Sales.” Washington Post, May 5, 1989.
McKenna, Kristine. “Santa Monica.” Los Angeles Times, April 14, 1989.
Pagel, David. “David Levinthal.” Art Issues (September/October 1989): 28.
Paul, Richard. “The Shifting Shutter of Photography: Unsettling, Convincing ‘American Pictures.’” Washington Post, April 28, 1989.
Raynor, Vivien. “Photographic Works of Fantasy.” New York Times, March 12, 1989.
Smith, Joshua P. The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980s. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1989.
Sultan, Terrie. Surrogate Selves: David Levinthal, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons. Washington, DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1989.
Weiley, Susan. “The Darling of the Decade.” Art News, April 1989.
Welzenbach, Michael. “The Scene’s Prosperous Year.” Washington Post, December 30, 1989.
———. “The Sensuality of the Naked Truth.” Washington Post, April 29, 1989.
———. “Static, Photographic ‘Surrogate.’” Washington Post, January 25, 1989.
Woodward, Richard B. “David Levinthal.” Art News, March 1989.
———. “Taking Toys Seriously: Mini-Movement or Sideshow?” New York Times, February 26, 1989.

1988

Berry, Wendell. “Property, Patriotism and National Defense.” Aperture, no. 110 (Spring 1988): 32–40.
Bunnell, Peter, Sarah Charlesworth, Marvin Heiferman, Duane Michals, Laurence Miller, and Ingrid Sischy. “Photographs and Professionals IV.” Print Collector’s Newsletter 19, no. 3 (July–August 1988): 81–91.
Coleman, A. D. “The Image in Question.” Center Quarterly 9, no. 4 (Summer 1988): 4–9.
Grundberg, Andy. “Critics’ Choice: Photography.” New York Times, February 21, 1988.
“Imagined Documents.” C.E.P.A. Quarterly (Winter/Spring 1988): 15–17.
Kessler, Pamela. “The Created Event.” Washington Post, March 26, 1988.
Thorson, Alice. “Camera Records Invented Worlds.” Washington Times, April 21, 1988.

1987

Fox, Howard N. Avant-Garde in the Eighties. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1987.
Grundberg, Andy. “Image and Idea.” New York Times, August 30, 1987.
———. “Masters and Innovators.” New York Times, August 30, 1987.
———. “Where Blurred Focus Makes Sharp Statements.” New York Times, December 20, 1987.
———, and Kathleen McCarthy Gauss. Photography and Art: Interactions since 1946. New York: Abbeville Press, 1987.
Heiferman, Marvin, and Carol Kismaric. “Getting Close to Gotham.” Art News, September 1987.
Hoy, Anne H. Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs. New York: Abbeville Press, 1987.

1986

Starenko, Michael. “Modern Romance.” Afterimage 13, no. 6 (January 1986): 21.

1985

Grundberg, Andy. “Critics’ Choice: Photography.” New York Times, October 20, 1985.
Levinthal, David. Modern Romance. San Diego: Aaron Press in association with Founders Gallery, University of San Diego, 1985.

1983

Grundberg, Andy. “Post-Modernists in the Mainstream.” New York Times, November 20, 1983.
Solomon-Godeau, Abigail. In Plato’s Cave. New York: Marlborough Gallery, 1983.

1978

Costello, Michael. “Tabletop History.” Afterimage 5, no. 10 (April 1978): 18–19.
Eauclaire, Sally. “Hitler: A Chronicle of Horror.” Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, February 19, 1978.
Murray, Joan. “Memorable Books.” Artweek (January 7, 1978): 13–16.

1977

Levinthal, David, and Garry Trudeau. Hitler Moves East: A Graphic Chronicle, 1941–43. New York: Sheed, Andrews and McMeel, 1977.

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