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Vivian Maier : A Photographer Found

Author: Vivian Maier; John Maloof; Marvin Heiferman; Howard Greenberg; Laura Lippman
Publisher: New York : Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vivian Maier{u2019}s story - the secretive nanny-photographer during her life who becomes a popular sensation shortly after her death - has, to date, been pieced together only from previously seen or known images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life. During her lifetime she shot more than 100,000 images, which she kept hidden from the world. In 2007, two years before her death, Chicago  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Named Person: Vivian Maier; Vivian Maier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Maier; John Maloof; Marvin Heiferman; Howard Greenberg; Laura Lippman
ISBN: 9780062305534 0062305530
OCLC Number: 893630283
Description: 285 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: Foreword: The matron stays in the picture / Laura Lippman --
Lost, then found : the life and photographic work of Vivian Maier / Marvin Heiferman --
Plates.
Other Titles: Photographs.
Photographer found
Responsibility: John Maloof ; text by Marvin Heiferman ; edited by Howard Greenberg ; foreword by Laura Lippman.

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Vivian Maier{u2019}s story - the secretive nanny-photographer during her life who becomes a popular sensation shortly after her death - has, to date, been pieced together only from previously seen or known images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life. During her lifetime she shot more than 100,000 images, which she kept hidden from the world. In 2007, two years before her death, Chicago historic preservationist John Maloof discovered a trove of negatives, and roll upon roll of undeveloped film in a storage locker he bought at auction. They revealed a surprising and accomplished artist and a stunning body of work, which Maloof championed and brought to worldwide acclaim.

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"Maier, a nanny with a photography obsession and secretive tendencies, has an astonishing story. But it's her quiet yet piercing images that resonate most." -- O, the Oprah Magazine "...the largest Read more...

 
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