1988 Born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Lives and works in New York, NY



Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Architecture, New York, NY



New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Arches

New York, NY, The National Exemplar Gallery, Exterior Objects for Interior Use


Los Angeles, CA, Kohn Gallery, XTC


New York, NY, BOESKY EAST, A Long, Narrow Mark

Kansas City, MO, Bill Brady Gallery, 0.001


Hudson, NY, Retrospective Gallery, Surface Support (It’s All Black and White)

New York, NY, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, 1X1



Brooklyn, NY, Dekalb Hall Gallery, Pratt Institute, Survey Exhibition (Part II): See the Moon?, curated by Nick Fusaro

New York, NY, Jeffrey Stark, Caring For Animals… Benefiting People

New York, NY, Luhring Augustine, White Trash

Brussels, Belgium, Super Dakota, How to be Being

Sydney, Australia, COMA Gallery, Cross Currents


London, UK, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, 5 Years at Heddon Street

New York, NY, New Release Gallery, Cubit

Dallas, TX, 3 a m eternal

Madrid, Spain, Galeria Marta Cervera, Living with Art: Sadie Bening, Marcel Eichner, Despina Stokou, Dean Levin, curated by Carole Server


New York, NY, SVA Chelsea Gallery, Unreasonable Sized Paintings, curated by Phong Bui

New York, NY, The National Exemplar, SKIN (Part 2)

London, UK, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery/The Box, Swimming Upstream

Brussels, Belgium, Super Dakota, Lighght

New York, NY, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Weird Science

London, UK, Kinman Gallery, Night Shade: Dean Levin, Eli Ping, Elizabeth Jaeger

Cologne, Germany, Berthold Pott, The Politics of Surface


Miami, FL, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Panting

Brussels, Belgium, Middlemarch, 173 E 94th St. / Chaussée de Waterloo 550

Turin, Italy, Fondazione 107, De Generation of Painting

Cologne, Germany, Berthold Pott

London, UK, Rod Barton, Dean Levin & Olivier Perkins

New York, NY, Sean Kelly Gallery, From Pre-History to Post-Everything

New York, NY, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Contrapposto & Other Stories

Los Angeles, CA, Roberts & Tilton, Infinitude


Brooklyn, NY, Industry City, Come Together: Surviving Sandy

Miami Beach, FL, Art Center/South Florida, I-95 South

New York, NY, Ed. Varie, Tyler Healy, Dean Levin + Evan Robarts



“15 New York Gallery Shows Where You’ll Find Exciting Young Artists This June,” Artsy (June 2, 2016) [online]

Bacon, Alex. “Dean Levin,” Modern Painters (May 2016)

“Dean Levin’s First Solo Show “XTC” in Los Angeles at Kohn Gallery,” Autre (January 21, 2016) [online]


Dafoe, Taylor. “Weird Science,” V Magazine (2015) [online]

Mitchell, Melaney Ann. “Why Are We Just Standing Here? Dean Levin at Bill Brady KC.,” Informality Blog (July 12, 2015) [online]

Newell-Hanson, Alice. “hot new york artist dean levin is making his mark,” i-d magazine (May 12, 2015) [online]

Shia, Jonathan. “California Dreamer,” Essential Homme (July 2015) [online]

Steadman, Ryan. “7 Things to Do in New York Before May 4,” The New York Observer (April 30, 2015) [online]

Williams, Maxwell. “8 Emerging Artists to Watch Right Now,” Details (July 9, 2015) [online]

Yerebakan, O.C. ‘“New York – Dean Levin: “A Long, Narrow Mark” at Marianne Boesky Gallery Through June 7th, 2015,’ Art Observed (June 8, 2015) [online]

“30 Emerging Artists to Watch During Frieze Week,” Artsy (May 12, 2015) [online]

“Dean Levin @ Boesky East,” 2-Times (May 13, 2015) [online]

“Phong Bui Curates ‘Intimacy In Discourse: Unreasonable Sized Paintings’,” SVA Close Up (November 19, 2015) [online] [blog]

“Portrait City Series: Dean Levin,” Ala Champ Magazine, Issue 9 (Winter 2015)

“The List: PariDusts’s 10 New Fine Artists to Know,” Harper’s Bazaar (February 12, 2015) [online]


Binlot, Ann. “Kid-Friendlys KAWS Painting Sells for a Very Adult price at the RxArt Annual Benefit,” The New York Observer (November 18, 2014) [online]

Breukel, Claire. “Art Basel Miami Beach: A Day at the Fair,” Function and Modernity (December 12, 2014) [online]

Freeman, Nate. “7 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before August 3,” The New York Observer (July 28, 2014) [online]

Freeman, Nate. “Fall Arts: Almost-Famous Artist Dean Levin and His Crew of Painters Shred the Art Word’s Gnar,” New York Observer (September 10, 2014) [online]

Freeman, Nate. “Morning Links: Profane Frescos Edition,” The New York Observer (July 23, 2014) [online]

Sutton, Benjamin. “Marianne Boesky Gallery Now Representing Dean Levin,” Artnet News (July 23, 2014) [online]

Wood, Jennifer. “15 Young Art Stars to Keep Your Eyes On,” Complex (September 27, 2014) [online]

“15 Artists to Watch in 2015,” Artsy (December 17, 2014) [online]

“Dean Levin & Oliver Perkins at Rod Barton, London,” Mousse Magazine (July 29, 2014)

“Marianne Boesky Gallery Now Representing Dean Levin,” Art Media Agency (July 23, 2014) [online]

“The Collectors List #20 – Infinitude at Roberts & Tilton,” Cargo Collective (Spring 2014) [online]