Vivian Maier Chicago, 1954 Photo: Vivian Maier; from the Book Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found published by Harper Design

Look Back at Vivian Maier’s Mysterious Secret Photographs

Vivian Maier Chicago, 1954 Photo: Vivian Maier; from the Book Vivian Maier: A Photographer Found published by Harper Design

Vivian Maier Photographer | Official website of Vivian Maier | Vivian Maier Portfolios, Prints, Exhibitions, Books and documentary film

18 Captivating Photos By The Mysterious Nanny-Photographer Of The Mid-Century

Vivian Maier Photographer | Official website of Vivian Maier | Vivian Maier Portfolios, Prints, Exhibitions, Books and documentary film

Saw this yesterday at the Stephen Bulgar Gallery.Amazing show! I love her!  Vivian Maier Self-portrait

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Saw this yesterday at the Stephen Bulgar Gallery.Amazing show! I love her! Vivian Maier Self-portrait

Vivian Maier is the Emily Dickinson of street photography. Maier worked as a nanny in New York and Chicago for more than a half-century, and took thousands of brilliant photographs, never sharing them with anyone except, occasionally, for the children in her charge. Some of her negatives were found by chance, when a local real estate agent purchased them at an auction house; now an exhibition of her photography is traveling the world (this summer it's in the U.K.)....

Vivian Maier's Rediscovered Street Photography

Vivian Maier is the Emily Dickinson of street photography. Maier worked as a nanny in New York and Chicago for more than a half-century, and took thousands of brilliant photographs, never sharing them with anyone except, occasionally, for the children in her charge. Some of her negatives were found by chance, when a local real estate agent purchased them at an auction house; now an exhibition of her photography is traveling the world (this summer it's in the U.K.)....

vivian maier(1926-2009), self portrait, 1955 http://www.vivianmaier.com/portfolios/self-portraits/

Photo Gallery: Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits

vivian maier(1926-2009), self portrait, 1955 http://www.vivianmaier.com/portfolios/self-portraits/

Vivian Maier - An excentric person born with a camera rond her neck : left us with 150.000+ unpublished photo's

Daily Dose Pick: Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier - An excentric person born with a camera rond her neck : left us with 150.000+ unpublished photo's

Vivian Maier, Self Portrait, February 1955 (super favorita)

Autorretrato de Vivian Maier, febrero 1955.

Vivian Maier, Self Portrait, February 1955 (super favorita)

Street 4: Gallery of photos taken by the photographer Vivian Maier. One of multiple galleries on the official Vivian Maier website.

Street 4: Gallery of photos taken by the photographer Vivian Maier. One of multiple galleries on the official Vivian Maier website.

Location vs portrait - HBO Documentary: Finding Vivian Maier

Finding Vivian Maier

Location vs portrait - HBO Documentary: Finding Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier Photographer - August 22, 1956

Vivian Maier Photographer - August 22, 1956

Images from Vivian Maier's Undeveloped Rolls:  Vivian Maier was a nanny on Chicago's North Shore. Maier died unknown in 2009. She left behind about 120,000 negatives. ‘‘That rare case of a genuine undiscovered artist, she left behind a huge trove of pictures that rank her with the great American midcentury street photographers,’’ said Michael Kimmelman, the New York Times critic. ‘‘The best pictures bring to life a fantastic swath of history that now needs to be rewritten to include her.’’

Through the Nanny’s Eyes

Images from Vivian Maier's Undeveloped Rolls: Vivian Maier was a nanny on Chicago's North Shore. Maier died unknown in 2009. She left behind about 120,000 negatives. ‘‘That rare case of a genuine undiscovered artist, she left behind a huge trove of pictures that rank her with the great American midcentury street photographers,’’ said Michael Kimmelman, the New York Times critic. ‘‘The best pictures bring to life a fantastic swath of history that now needs to be rewritten to include her.’’

By Vivian Maier. A full time nanny living in Chicago in the 60s, Vivian captured over 100,000 vivid portraits of street life with her Rolleiflex.

Vivian Maier

By Vivian Maier. A full time nanny living in Chicago in the 60s, Vivian captured over 100,000 vivid portraits of street life with her Rolleiflex.

Vivian Maier

Photo Gallery: Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits

Vivian Maier

Photo: Vivian Maier. The building in the background is Carrere and Hastings' New York Public Library (completed 1911).

Photo: Vivian Maier. The building in the background is Carrere and Hastings' New York Public Library (completed 1911).

To the outside world Vivian Maier was just a nanny and housekeeper working in Chicago. But she also had a hidden talent was not recognised until after her death in 2009. Maier spent her life wandering the streets of Chicago with a Rolleflex camera strapped to her neck taking remarkable black and white pictures of a different side of the city, and a different side of life in America.

What the nanny saw: Housekeeper's stunning images of 1950s Chicago show working life in America in a new light

To the outside world Vivian Maier was just a nanny and housekeeper working in Chicago. But she also had a hidden talent was not recognised until after her death in 2009. Maier spent her life wandering the streets of Chicago with a Rolleflex camera strapped to her neck taking remarkable black and white pictures of a different side of the city, and a different side of life in America.

By Vivian Maier. A full time nanny living in Chicago in the 60s, Vivian captured over 100,000 vivid portraits of street life with her Rolleiflex.

Vivian Maier

By Vivian Maier. A full time nanny living in Chicago in the 60s, Vivian captured over 100,000 vivid portraits of street life with her Rolleiflex.

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