Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Let 'em eat cake 1 drawing : ink. | Caricature of President Ronald Reagan holding a piece of cake. Levine suggests that Reagan, like Queen Marie Antoinette of France, is insensitive to the needs of the people.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1981
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    Peron 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Three-quarter-length caricature of Argentine president and dictator, Juan Peron, sporting brass knuckles.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1979
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Tito 1 drawing. | Head-and-shoulders caricature of Marshal Josip Tito of Yugoslavia.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1977
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    S. J. Perelman 1 drawing : ink. | Half-length caricature of American humorist, S. J. Perelman.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1978
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nadine Gordimer 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature of South African novelist and short story writer Nadine Gordiner in a large hat, standing defiantly behind a barbed wire fence. Gordiner's fiction dealt with the tensions arising between white and black in apartheid-dominated South Africa.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1979
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    Derek Walcott, Amer. poet 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature of Derek Walcott, West Indian poet and playwright, seated at his typewriter.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1979
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    General Pinochet - Chile 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over pencil. | Full-length caricature shows Chilean general Augusto Pinochet wearing a bloody butcher's apron over his military uniform. He stands with his hands on his hips. Pinochet became President of Chile in 1974, after a coup that ended the presidency of Salvador Allende. Levine portrays him as the murderer of thousands of his countrymen in the...
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1973
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    H. H. Humphrey 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Full-length caricature shows Minnesota congressman Hubert Humphrey, his head overshadowing his small body. Levine, in his description of his caricature mentioned that hair dye drips from Humphrey's hairline and he sheds "liberal tear glaze." Humphrey ran for president on the Democratic Party ticket in 1968.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1968
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    Kunstler 1 drawing on paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Full-length caricature shows radical lawyer William Kunstler as a knight mounted on a horse. He has a peace symbol at the end of his lance. The Statue of Liberty shares his mount.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1970
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    Gen. Haig 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature shows General Alexander Haig wearing several medals and emblems: a bugged telephone and reels of tape representing Watergate, a hatchet, bananas, hotdogs, clocks and watches, a sheep, and a dollar sign with missiles. Haig's teeth are like those of Dracula. Levine shows Haig as a menacing vampire in the guise of...
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1974
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ford 1 drawing on paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Caricature shows Gerald Ford, who became president upon the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974. Levine published this caricature with an article on Ford's deal to pardon Nixon.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1974
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    Senator Goldwater 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Head-and-shoulders caricature shows Arizona senator Barry Goldwater smiling. He wears glasses with thick rims.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1976
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    Feinstein 1 drawing : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature of Mayor Dianne Feinstein of San Francisco.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1980
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    Tip O'Neal [sic] 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over pencil. | Head-and-shoulders caricature shows Congressman Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr., holding the speaker's gavel in his right hand. O'Neill had become Speaker of the House just six months prior to the publication of this caricature.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1977
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    Andrew Young 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature shows Andrew Young. He carries his hat cradled in his left arm.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1978
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ted Kennedy 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over pencil. | Full-length caricature shows United States Senator Ted Kennedy as Don Quixote. He is mounted on a donkey, symbol of the Democratic Party. Newspapers form the saddle, shield and hat. A newspaper is rolled into the shape of a lance.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1979
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    Senator Norris 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Full-length caricature shows Nebraska Senator George W. Norris sitting on the edge of Hoover Dam. He sports a bow tie with his suit, and smokes a large cigar. Levine uses the dam to represent President Herbert Hoover, with whom Norris, as a progressive Democrat, struggled as described in a book review.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1979
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    Liddy 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over pencil. | Half-length caricature shows G. Gordon Liddy nude, exposing cigarette burns, some of which are still smoking, and knife wounds on his torso and face. This image was published with a review of Liddy's autobiography, in which he detailed his self-mutilation. Liddy is remembered as one of the wiretappers in the Watergate scandal.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1980
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Khomeini 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature shows the Ayatollah Khomeini wearing a military uniform decorated with coffins and various implements of torture and brass knuckles on one hand. His sword is decorated with the Nazi swastika. This image was published along with an essay on Iran in the same year Khomeini released American prisoners from the Tehran...
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1981
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    President Harding 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over pencil. | Full-length caricature shows United States President Warren G. Harding as a centaur. He sits at a desk, writing with a fountain pen. This image appeared in a book review that mentioned both Harding's scandalous liaisons with women and his solid government.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1982
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    Jonas Savimbi 1 drawing on paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Half-length caricature shows Angolan leader Jonas Savimbi standing with a crop behind his back, wearing a khaki uniform and a revolutionary cap. Savimbi led UNITA, the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola in a civil war that involved South Africa, Cuba and the United States.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1983
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    Walter Mondale 1 drawing on layered paper : ink and watercolor over graphite underdrawing. | Caricature shows Democratic Party presidential candidate, Minnesota congressman Walter Mondale, wearing a beanie and juggling many hats, including a hard hat and a military helmet.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1984
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    [Ronald Reagan as a doorman] 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Full-length caricature shows United States President Ronald Reagan dressed as a doorman standing in front of an apartment building, saluting with his right hand. He wears a large fur hat on his head.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1986
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    [Bush and Dukakis as samurai] 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over graphite underdrawing. | Full-length caricature shows Republican Party presidential candidate George Bush as a samurai draped in the United States flag. He uses his sword to bump the Democratic Party presidential candidate, Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis, who is also dressed as a samurai.
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1988
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    William Bennett 1 drawing on layered paper : ink over pencil. | Half-length caricature shows William Bennett smoking four cigarettes, with another lit cigarette in his left ear. A monkey clings to his back, also smoking a cigarette. This caricature was published with an essay describing Bennett's appointment as "Drug Czar" by President George Bush. Michael Massing wrote that Bennett's only experience with addiction was his...
    • Contributor: Levine, David
    • Date: 1989