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Vivian Maier

20120327003010-_publish_worksimages_vivian_maier_9328_un-seen_exhibitfeature_w Vivian Maier and Vernacular Photography  
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Vivian Maier at Steven Kasher Gallery April 12th, 2012 - May 26th, 2012
Posted 4/24/12

I first stumbled across Vivian Maier’s black and white street scenes at Mass MoCA over the summer and had the opportunity to re-visit her work in several New York City exhibitions. By now, everyone is familiar with the story behind this work. Maier worked as a nanny and had a passion for photography. Her time off was primarily spent photographing people on the streets of Chicago.  She died in 2009, leaving a storage locker full of tens of thousands of negatives and thousands of exposed but unde... [more]

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Vivian Maier at Monroe Gallery of Photography February 3rd, 2012 - April 22nd, 2012
Posted 1/29/12

If the name Vivian Maier is unfamiliar to you, that's because the prolific street photographer was essentially unknown throughout her lifetime. With a camera around her neck whenever she left the house, she would obsessively take pictures, but never showed her photos to anyone. An unabashed and unapologetic original. Now, Maier is posthumously being recognized as one of the greatest American street photographers of the 20th Century. The recent discovery of Maier's pictures has resounded through... [more]

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