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By Vivian Maier,John Maloof,Geoff Dyer

ISBN-10: 1576875776

ISBN-13: 9781576875773

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A sturdy highway photographer needs to be possessed of many skills: an eye fixed for element, gentle, and composition; impeccable timing; a populist or humanitarian outlook; and a tireless skill to continuously shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot and not leave out a second. it truly is challenging sufficient to discover those traits in educated photographers with the advantage of education and mentors and a group of fellow artists and aficionados assisting and lucrative their efforts. it's highly infrequent to discover it in a person with out formal education and no community of peers.

Yet Vivian Maier is all of this stuff, a qualified nanny, who from the Nineteen Fifties till the Nineties took over 100,000 pictures worldwide-from France to long island urban to Chicago and dozens of alternative countries-and but confirmed the implications to not anyone. The photographs are impressive either for the breadth of the paintings and for the top of the range of the funny, relocating, appealing, and uncooked pictures of all aspects of urban lifestyles in America's post-war golden age.

It wasn't until eventually neighborhood historian John Maloof bought a field of Maier's negatives from a Chicago public sale condo and started gathering and championing her incredible paintings quite a few years in the past that any of it observed the sunshine of day. awarded the following for the 1st time in print, Vivian Maier: highway Photographer collects the simplest of her outstanding, unseen physique of work.

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