Sunday, May 01, 2011

The Best Photographer You've Never Heard of

Vivian Maier's work was discovered at auction in Chicago after her death in 2009. She was a nanny who was also a prolific street photographer, and as you'll see, was a talent on par with Weegee, Weston, and Imogen Cunningham. Amazing photos. Two links to her work:

I hope there's a traveling exhibit someday. Wonder how many others there were out there?

1 comment:

  1. Yeah, her work is totally inspiring.

    Looks like there's a show through mid-June in Chicago... not sure if that's near you or not, but it may be worth a trip!