About

David Leventi received his BFA in Photography from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri in 2001. His photographs have been widely published in TIME, The New York Times Magazine, ESPN The Magazine, FT Weekend Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Vanity Fair, among others. In 2007, he was selected by Photo District News as one of their Top 30 Emerging Photographers. His work has been included in the 2008 Communication Arts Photography Annual and in the 2008, 2012 and 2013 editions of American Photography. Leventi is the recipient of two Graphis Gold awards, has been a two-time Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 Finalist and was a participant at Review Santa Fe in 2010. He has exhibited nationally and internationally and his work is in numerous corporate and private collections. His monograph Opera (Damiani) was published in 2015. It includes a foreword by Plácido Domingo and documents more than 40 lavish houses across four continents. Leventi lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Exhibition

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 Operas and Prisons, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Opera, Bau-Xi Photo Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Opera, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY
2013 Palazzi, Bau-Xi Photo Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Opera, Galería Patricia Acal (PHotoEspaña 2013), Madrid, Spain
2012 Bjoerling’s Larynx, Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Canada
Interiors, Bau-Xi Photo Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Portraits of Theaters, Open Arts Festival “Chereshnevy Les,” Petrovsky Passage, Moscow, Russia
2011 Opera Houses, Weitman Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Opera Houses, Bau-Xi Photo Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2010 Opera, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
Opera Houses, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA



GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (Rick Wester Fine Art), New York, NY
2014 Breaking Ground, Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
2013 The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA
Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada
Senza Pericolo! Costruzioni e Sicurezza, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
2012 ArtHamptons (Jackson Fine Art), Bridgehampton, NY
2011 Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada
The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
2010 Art Miami (Arthur Roger Gallery), Miami, FL
Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada
IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW, The Julius Shulman Institute, Burbank, CA
Red, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
EXPOSED: Critical Mass 2009, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2009 Paris Photo (Bonni Benrubi Gallery), Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France
Live from New York..., Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY
The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (Bonni Benrubi Gallery), New York, NY
2007 The Brooklynites, powerHouse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO