For over 70 years, American photographer Art Shay has documented life, combining his gifts of storytelling, humor and empathy. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1922, Art Shay has pursued photography since his teens, and he took his first Leica to war with him. His first published photographs—documenting a midair collision over his English Air Base—were printed in a September 1944 issue of Look magazine. In fact, during World War II, he was then lead navigator on 30 missions in the Eighth Air Force. His service, which also includes 23 combat supplies missions, earned him five Air Medals, the...
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