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Vivian Maier : out of the shadows

Author: Vivian Maier; Richard Cahan; Michael Williams
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : A Cityfiles Press Book, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting her photographs alongside interviews with those who knew her best, this volume is the first attempt to put Vivian Maier's work in context and create a portrait of her as an artist. Though she created more than 10,000 negatives during her lifetime, only a few of them were ever seen by others. Shortly after her death in 2009, the first group of her unseen Chicago photographs--gritty with humanity and filled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Vivian Maier
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Maier; Richard Cahan; Michael Williams
ISBN: 9780978545093 0978545095
OCLC Number: 801928251
Description: 287 pages : chiefly black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Snapshots --
America --
Day --
Maxwell --
Beach --
1968 --
Downtown --
Walks --
Night.
Other Titles: Out of the shadows
Responsibility: Richard Cahan, Michael Williams.

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Presenting her photographs alongside interviews with those who knew her best, this volume is the first attempt to put Vivian Maier's work in context and create a portrait of her as an artist. Though she created more than 10,000 negatives during her lifetime, only a few of them were ever seen by others. Shortly after her death in 2009, the first group of her unseen Chicago photographs--gritty with humanity and filled with empathy and beauty--were shown online. Word of her work spread quickly, catapulting Maier from previous obscurity to being labeled as one of the masters of street photography.--From publisher description.

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