The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is presenting a major museum exhibition of photographer Builder Levy’s series of work created in Appalachia. The exhibition features 50 black and white photographs taken by Levy over a 40-year-period, showcasing the artist’s in-depth exploration into the heart of America’s coal mining country from 1968 – 2009. Levy, a New York-based photographer, is celebrated for his work that combines fine art and social documentary photography and his commitment to exploring the diversity of quintessential America. Appalachia USA is a story of the people in this region, their collective struggles for better working conditions and improved standards of living, and their efforts to protect their natural environment against powerful economic interests. Organized by Christopher Jones, Assistant Curator of Exhibitions at The Ringling, the exhibition is on

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