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Laura Levine
Museums, Exhibitions, Collections
Laura Levine’s iconic music photography portraits have been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Smithsonian Institution's National Portrait Gallery (DC), The Brooklyn Museum, The Museum of the City of New York, The Annenberg Space for Photography (LA), The Portland Museum of Art, Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris), Museo Colecciones ICO in Madrid and are in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, The Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and numerous private collections including those of The Rudin Foundation, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Luc Sante and Michael Zilkha. Her photographs have appeared in countless magazines, album covers and books, as well as dozens of exhibitions, photography anthologies and published collections of fine art photographs. She is represented by the Steven Kasher Gallery in Chelsea.

Laura Levine is a self-taught artist whose paintings have been exhibited internationally and are in the permanent collections of the Museum of International Folk Art, The House of Blues, and the Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome. Her work has been shown at La Luz de Jesus, CoproNason Gallery, the Kunstmuseum Luzern in Switzerland, the Museum of American Illustration and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, as well as in numerous one-person and group exhibits. Private and corporate collections include those of Harry Shearer & Judith Owen, Nora Ephron, Lisa Bonet, Tom Freston/Doug Herzog, Viacom, Laurie and Larry David, Molly Lazar, Stephen Colbert and Cher.

Levine’s award-winning illustrations have been commissioned by magazines such as The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Blab!  and The New York Times Magazine as well for numerous books and CD covers. Her work has won awards from American Illustration, Communication Arts, The Society of Illustrators, and Print Magazine. She’s created an animated television pilot for MTV and several critically-acclaimed children’s picture books (Wig! with the B-52’s; Shake, Rattle & Roll, and Honky-Tonk Heroes and Hillbilly Angels, the latter two based on her series of biographical portraits of musicians).

Laura Levine

Bjork, Woodstock, NY 1991
The Clash, NYC, 1981
Madonna, NYC, 1982
Tina Weymouth & Grandmaster Flash, NYC, 1981
R.E.M., Walter's Bar-B-Que, Athens, GA, 1984
Beastie Boys, NYC, 1987
Songbirds of the Catskills
Scarlet Tanager
Birds of North America
Honky-Tonk Heroes & Hillbilly Angels
Birds of the Pacific Northwest
Collyer Brothers