Anold Levine is a landscape painter in the classic mold. His work is extraordinary for its attention to brushwork, color and tonality. His work speaks of a spiritual side to the artist, even if the artist himself does not emphasize this point. Levine is a Poughkeepsie native who has lived and painted on the east and west coasts and the southwest. He has traveled and worked in many places, from Italy to Vietnam, but always returned to the Hudson Valley, which he considers his home.
A professional painter for more than forty years, he continues to experiment and grow as an artist. He began his career as an Abstract Expressionist, moving to watercolorist, traditional plein air landscapist, to expressionist stylist in his journey of self-expression. He has taught painting at colleges and universities in Illinois, California, Arizona, and New York. Levine is currently working on a new series of regional landscapes whose sensibility is more akin to genre painting - not the grand vistas or obvious regional scenes but the short-distance, out-of-the-way places. Recent locations for his new work include Mexico, Southern California and artist residencies in central Italy.
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