Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd.
Dealer post war & contemporary art
Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd., is a dealer of secondary market post war & contemporary art established by Joseph K. Levene in 1991. Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd., buys and sells blue-chip paintings, sculpture, prints & multiples, fine art photography by leading contemporary artists and is recognized internationally as a key source for art by Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns.
Three decades multifaceted fine art experience
Together, Robert Grunder, Director, and Joseph K. Levene, President, have three decades multifaceted fine art experience, as art dealer, collector, curator, art executive and selling art online. As a result, Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd, has developed an extensive international contact network, including collectors; corporate, private and museum curators; galleries and auction specialists; many of these professional relationships have continued for 30 years.
Joseph K. Levene
A graduate of Wharton, Joseph K. Levene began collecting art at the age of 12 wihen he purchased a 1946 Alexander Calder drawing, still in his collection, from the legendary Perls Gallery. Joseph K. Levene is a recognized Jasper Johns & Andy Warhol authority, outspoken about the risks of buying art online at eBay, Auctionata, Paddle8, Amazon/Art.
Joseph K. Levene is author of 10 Art Guides on eBay and The Fine Art Blog, official blog Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd. Robert Grunder and Joseph K. Levene co-authored an analysis of the purported 25 year Auctionata guarantee, titled: Auctionata Guarantee is a Guaranteed Risk.
Son of legendary stage & film actor Sam Levene, Joseph K. Levene has 3 decades multifaceted fine art experience as art dealer, art collector, fine art executive and selling art online at Artsy, eBay, Art Fix Daily, Bonanza, Saatchi.
Prior to establishing Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd., Joseph K. Levene was President/COO, Petersburg Press, Inc., international fine art publisher limited editions by Jasper Johns, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Jim Dine. Before becoming a full-time art dealer, Joseph K. Levene was a successful packed goods advertising executive, including products from Procter & Gamble and Bristol-Myers.
Joseph K. Levene has over 15 years experience buying and selling fine art online; as consultant to artnet, Joseph K. Levene introduced its e-commerce Printstore; in additon, Mr. Levene was an original, invited charter member, Sothebys fine art auctions and in 1999, established an eBay Store featuring blue-chip fine art, providing all buyers with guaranteed authenticity and condition for all fine art offered & sold on eBay.
Read articles by Joseph K. Levene:
The Fine Art Blog | Rebelmouse | Art Fix Daily | Scoop-It | Flipboard | eBay Art Guides
Robert Grunder joined Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd. in 2001 and became Director in 2003. Mr. Grunder works directly with clients building collections and is involved in all aspects of the fine art business.
Robert Grunder previously held management positions at Marlborough Gallery and artnet.com and has collaborated on independent curatorial projects.
Mr. Grunder received an MFA in Painting and Art History from the New York Academy of Art, the legendary Academy founded by Andy Warhol, and worked closely with prominent artists Mark Tansey, Eric Fischl and Vincent Desiderio. Also a painter, Mr. Grunder's own paintings have been reviewed in The New York Times.
Read Advice on Building Your Collection by Robert Grunder
Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd. maintains selection of important blue-chip art
Alexander Calder John Chamberlain George Condo Jim Dine Keith Haring Damien Hirst Robert Indiana Jasper Johns Jeff Koons Roy Lichtenstein Richard Pettibone Gerhard Richter Tony Rosenthal Thomas Ruff Cindy Sherman Hiroshi Sugimoto Andy Warhol Tom Wesselmann
Buy & sell blue-chip art by contemporary & modern masters
Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd. has been privileged to buy & sell important works of fine art and sculpture by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Alexander Calder, George Condo, Keith Haring, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Mapplethorpe, David Salle, Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol. These iconic blue-chip contemporary and modern master artworks sold by Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd., demonstrate our commitment to high standards of connoisseurship and integrity, essential for anyone purchasing fine art as a financial asset.
Open by appointment only
Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd., is located in New York, we are open by appointment only.
We are located at:
25 Central Park West
New York, NY 10023