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Thu, Mar 27, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Exhibit Reveals Hidden Talent of Street Photographer Vivian Maier


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Courtesy Scott Nichols Gallery
Vivian Meier's "Hands Behind Back, Holding Sandwich," 1955
Courtesy Scott Nichols Gallery
Vivian Meier's "Hands Behind Back, Holding Sandwich," 1955

Vivian Maier made a living as a nanny in mid-20th century Chicago. She always had a camera with her, but it wasn't until just before her death in 2009 that Maier's trove of photographs - and striking talent - were discovered in a storage facility. Her intimate and revealing photographs of the streets of Chicago have been a sensation at exhibits around the world and are now being exhibited in Northern California for the first time.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Ken Light, photo director of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
  • Richard Cahan, co-author of "Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows"

More info:

Some of Vivian Maier's Photo's

Photos from Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows, available on amazon.com and cityfilespress.com









Photos from the Jeffrey Goldstein Collection at vivianmaierprints.com

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