Vivian Dorothea Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was a street photographer. Maier worked for about forty years as a nanny, mostly in Chicago’s North Shore, pursuing photography
When John Maloof bought a box full of negatives about 8 years ago, he had no idea that it would send him on a journey not only into the undiscovered
The incredible story of a mysterious nanny who died in 2009 leaving behind a secret hoard – thousands of stunning photographs. Never seen in her lifetime, they were found by
Born in New York City, Dan Weiner studied painting at the Art Students League in 1937 and at Pratt Institute from 1939 to 1940. As a member of the Photo
Henryk was a former employee of the ACME and UPI News Service Office located in Chicago Tribune Towers. Henryk covered many events in Chicago and beyond during his days as
Eleanor, Chicago, 1952 Interview with Harry M. Callahan, Conducted by Robert Brown in Providence, RI, February 13, 1975 The following oral history transcript is the result of a tape-recorded interview
Laura Letinsky talks about her interest in still life painting and other inspirations for her photographs.
From 1971-1981, John Banasiak photographed Chicago and surrounding areas at night. During that time, Banasiak would wander around the city at night, looking for quiet scenes he describes as “stage
This short film is dedicated to the life, work and wonderful mystery of Ms. Vivian Maier. All images and 8mm by Vivian Maier.
“I realized that my own family — Edith’s family — was as miraculous as the most distant people in the world and they were at the same time, the most