Vivian Maier, Street Photographer, Discovered

Vivian Maier grew up in France, immi­grat­ed to the US, spent 40 unas­sum­ing years work­ing as a nan­ny, and then, dur­ing her free time, took more than 100,000 pho­tographs of life on the Chica­go streets. Dis­cov­ered only in 2009, not long before her death, her pho­tog­ra­phy will be on dis­play at the Chica­go Cul­tur­al Cen­ter from Jan­u­ary to April 2011. This marks the first solo exhi­bi­tion of her work. The video above, along with this ded­i­cat­ed blog, will intro­duce you to this belat­ed­ly dis­cov­ered tal­ent. Thanks to @eugenephoto for send­ing this along.

Relat­ed Con­tent:

Leon Levin­stein: Pho­tog­ra­phy Reveals How Lit­tle We See

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