Vivian Maier - Revue DADA No 257

Vivian Maier - Revue DADA No 257


What if Mary Poppins had been a photographer? Here is an artist with an extraordinary destiny: throughout her life, Vivian Maier (1926-2009) was a nanny and a governess, between New York and Chicago. But secretly, she was a compulsive photographer. She never showed her photographs, and ...
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Dimensions :
21 x 24 x 0,4 cm
Artist :
V. Maier (1926-2009)
Museum :
Musée du Luxembourg
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Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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V. Maier (1926-2009)

The career of Vivian Maier (New York, 1926 - Chicago, 2009) is atypical, but it is nevertheless that of one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. It was at the heart of American society, in New York from 1951 and then in Chicago from 1956, that this governess meticulously observed the urban fabric that already reflected the great social and political changes in its history.