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Raised in Brooklyn NY, Levy received a BA in Art from Brooklyn College and a MA in Art Education at NYU. Levy’s close friendships with Paul Strand and Helen Levitt brought insight to his artistic vision. He worked as a NYC teacher of inner-city teens for thirty-five years. Levy received a Guggenheim Fellowship, along with the Alicia Patterson Foundation Award and the National Endowment for the Arts Award for Photography.
Levy has published three books: Appalachian Coalfields, Temple University Press, foreword by Cornell Capa; Builder Levy: Photographer; Appalachia USA: Photographs, 1968 - 2009. His photographs are in more than eighty collections including the Sir Elton John Photography Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Levy’s work was featured in the exhibition Road to Freedom, Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956–1968, High Museum of Art.
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