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Finding Vivian Maier

Pure serendipity lead me to Gitanjali gallery on a sultry Goan afternoon. I was waiting for a meeting to start around the area and I ducked into the gallery to escape the heat. 901 more words



WHO WAS VIVIAN MAIER ???  Until recently no one could answer that question.

She was a nanny roaming the streets of Chicago for 40 years with her Rolleiflex……..secretly taking photos of people. 49 more words


Vom Kindermädchen zur „bösen Stiefmutter“

Dieser Text erschien 2015 zuerst in der WirFrauen – das feministische Blatt (3/2015).

Der Dokumentarfilm Finding Vivian Maier erzählt die Geschichte eines Zufallsfundes. John Maloof – der Regisseur – erwirbt bei einer Zwangsversteigerung einige Kisten mit alten Fotos, Negativen und unentwickelten Filmen aus einer Wohnungsauflösung. 685 more words


Vivian Maier at Beetles and Huxley: 4th August- 5th September 2015

The discovery of Vivian Maier is unremarkable. The Chicago nanny shot to posthumous fame after thousands of her negatives turned up at auction in 2009. Under appreciated art seems to appear all the time yet what… 775 more words


Finding Vivian Maier

In our age of celebrity obsession, it can hard be hard to imagine someone deliberately shying away from the limelight. However this is exactly the story of Vivian Maier, who whilst being a nanny hid a considerable talent for photography. 431 more words


Finding Vivian Maier: The Madwoman in the Attic

Finding Vivian Maier- Produced and directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel.

The Madwoman in the Attic (reference to Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar’s book about the woman writer and the nineteenth-century literary imagination: 1979). 2,427 more words


Finding Vivian Maier (2014)

Due to curiosity, we watched a documentary about a nanny who captures astonishing photographs.  She have this black and white photo and still captures the beauty naturally from the people around Chicago streets, and have hundreds of coloured photos from her rolls and videos. 226 more words