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Vivian Maier

Chicago, 1978

Chromogenic print, posthumous
16 × 20 in
40.6 × 50.8 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
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Provenance
LDL
Les Douches La Galerie
Paris
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate, Signed and stamped by John Maloof
Vivian Maier
American, 1926–2009
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Vivian Maier was a photography hobbyist whose output would become an influential body of work in the 20th-century street photography. Maier was a nanny and caregiver with a hidden passion for photography that resulted in over 100,000 negatives—mostly discovered posthumously. She picked up a camera for the first time in 1947 and worked late into the 1990s capturing her favored subjects: fleeting moments and images from her urban surroundings in Chicago and New York, touching upon destitution, urban development, pedestrian culture, and the American identity. Her later works featured fewer figures and took more interest in found objects, graffiti, and detritus.

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About the work
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LDL
Les Douches La Galerie
Paris
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate, Signed and stamped by John Maloof
Vivian Maier
American, 1926–2009
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Vivian Maier was a photography hobbyist whose output would become an influential body of work in the 20th-century street photography. Maier was a nanny and caregiver with a hidden passion for photography that resulted in over 100,000 negatives—mostly discovered posthumously. She picked up a camera for the first time in 1947 and worked late into the 1990s capturing her favored subjects: fleeting moments and images from her urban surroundings in Chicago and New York, touching upon destitution, urban development, pedestrian culture, and the American identity. Her later works featured fewer figures and took more interest in found objects, graffiti, and detritus.

Vivian Maier

Chicago, 1978

Chromogenic print, posthumous
16 × 20 in
40.6 × 50.8 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
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