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Game Room A Tribute to the Great American Loser

Author:Les Levine's
Title:Game Room A Tribute to the Great American Loser
Publisher:Slowscan Editions, 1973, 1976, 2022
Description:Les Levine was born at 44 Pembroke Road in Dublin in 1935. He is a middle child in a family of 5 children. His mother was a hairdresser, his father a furniture designer. As an 8-year old child, Levine was introduced to art by meeting the Irish artist Jack B. Yeats, the younger brother of the poet W.B. Yeats. This occurred because his uncle, the art dealer Victor Waddington who represented Yeats, and who was doing childcare duty, took his nephew to Yeats'studio. Levine remained friends with Jack Yeats until his death in 1957. As a teenager, Levine moved to London where he received his initial training at the Central School of Arts and Crafts. In 1956, he moved to Toronto and took up a course of studies at the New School of Art where he was taught by the abstract painter Mashel Teitelbaum. He had his first one-person exhibition at the David Mirvish Gallery in Toronto in March of 1963. Since then he has had numerous exhibitions throughout the world. His work incorporates various means including painting, sculpture, installation, performance, mail art, and artsits books. he is regarded as the founder of media art and is responsible for the terminology transmedia, camera art, disposable art, media sculpture, software art, and body control systems.
Item No:772
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