David Levine's work encompasses theater, performance, video and photography. His performance and exhibition work have been presented by the Brooklyn Museum, Creative Time, MoMA, REDCAT, The MCA Chicago, MACBA, Mass MoCA, PS122, and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and has been featured in Artforum, Frieze, Theater, BOMB, the New Yorker and the New York Times. His solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, Some of the People, All of The Time, was named one of the 10 best exhibitions globally by the New York Times in 2018. He has also directed operas and plays at BRIC House, the Atlantic Theater, Primary Stages and Soho Rep.
His essays and dramatic writing have been published in n+1 Theater, Cabinet, Parkett, and Triple Canopy.
He is the recipient of a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship and 2013 OBIE award, in addition to fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute, the MacDowell Colony, and the Foundation for Contemporary Art. Best Behavior, an anthology of his critical writing, will be published by 53rd State Press in 2019.