Ra'anan Levy was born in 1954. He lives and works in Florence and Paris.
Between 1975 and 1979, he studied at the Accademia de Belle Arti in Rome and then Florence. He has also studied at the Santa Reparata Graphic Art Centre in Florence. From 1980 to 1982, he took courses in general history and the history of the Islamic countries at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He was an artist in residence at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam from 1982 to 1984. In 1987, he was awarded a grant by the Fondation de France in Paris.
He has won the Eugen Kolb Prize for Israeli Graphic Art from the Kolb Foundation and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
He exhibits regularly in Paris, London and New York. Two retrospectives were dedicated to him at the Musée Maillol in Paris in 2006 and 2011.
The "Fata Morgana" exhibition at Galerie Hervé Lancelin is his first show in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.