An older woman with pearls, a demure smile, a hat, a purse, and crossed arms looking straight at the camera while on a street in Wilmette. See a Stunning New Set of Vivian Maier Photos from Eye to Eye | Chicago magazine | July 2014

An older woman with pearls, a demure smile, a hat, a purse, and crossed arms looking straight at the camera while on a street in Wilmette. See a Stunning New Set of Vivian Maier Photos from Eye to Eye

July 1956, by Vivian Maier (image courtesy of John Maloof)

In pictures: Vivian Maier's street photography

1956 Gallery of photos taken by the photographer Vivian Maier. One of multiple galleries on the official Vivian Maier website.

The “nanny-photographer” Vivian Maier lived and died in obscurity, her thousands of images receiving attention only after her death. Proud, fiercely independent, imposing and poor, we are still learning more about her.

An Outsider's Life in Pictures and Boxes

The “nanny-photographer” Vivian Maier lived and died in obscurity, her thousands of images receiving attention only after her death. Proud, fiercely independent, imposing and poor, we are still learning more about her.

Vivian Maier, 'Self Portrait, Chicago Area, August 1966,'

Available for sale from Ricco/Maresca Gallery, Vivian Maier, Self Portrait, Chicago Area, August 1966 Gelatin Silver Print;

VIVIAN MAIER  Wilmette, IL (Children with Bicycles), 1968    For more information contact: The Jeffrey Goldstein Collection

Vivian Maier, Wilmette, IL // (Children with Bicycles), 1968 For more information contact: The Jeffrey Goldstein Collection

Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer, who was born in New York City and spent much of her childhood in France. After returning to the United States, she worked for approximately forty years as a nanny in Chicago, Illinois.

1950 Street Scenes In Chicago And New York

Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1926 – April was an American street photographer, who was born in New York City and spent much of her childhood in

Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer, who was born in New York City and spent much of her childhood in France. After returning to the United States, she worked for approximately forty years as a nanny in Chicago, Illinois.

1950 Street Scenes In Chicago And New York

Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1926 – April was an American street photographer, who was born in New York City and spent much of her childhood in

Images from Vivian Maier's Undeveloped Rolls:  Vivian Maier was a nanny on Chicago's North Shore. Maier died unknown in 2009. She left behind about 120,000 negatives. ‘‘That rare case of a genuine undiscovered artist, she left behind a huge trove of pictures that rank her with the great American midcentury street photographers,’’ said Michael Kimmelman, the New York Times critic. ‘‘The best pictures bring to life a fantastic swath of history that now needs to be rewritten to include her.’’

Through the Nanny’s Eyes

Vivian Maier (In a time of relentless self-promotion of the ordinary, how refreshing is Vivian Maier - someone with a great eye & artistic sensibility who kept quiet about it.

Ms. Bentley, Vivian Maier, 1951

Stella Tenbrook in Jacques Fath’s slim-fitting evening dress with white fox fur collar, photo by Willy Maywald, 1951

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