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2014: “Vivian Maier: Street Photographer,” Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden
2013-2014: “A Life Discovered: Redux,” Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013-2014: “Vivian Maier Self-Portrait,” Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY
2013: Beetles + Huxley, London
Howard Greenberg Gallery
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Vivian Maier (American, 1926-2009) was a street photographer who captured the wonders and idiosyncrasies of urban life, particularly those of Chicago, along with New York and Los Angeles. Working for over 40 years as a nanny in Chicago’s North Shore, Maier pursued photography as an introspective hobby. Her contribution to photography was not perceived as an artistic revelation until 2007, when John Maloof discovered her photographs at a local thrift auction house in Chicago. Maier’s understanding of light, frame, and moment converge to produce images that are both beautiful and culturally significant. She left behind a body of work that exceeded 100,000 negatives.Interested in consigning works by Vivian Maier? Learn more »