Thursday, January 13, 2011

One Woman's Junk is Another Man's Treasure

Last night we learned about the street photography of Vivian Maier and were immediately intrigued, even before seeing her work. Little is know about Vivian, except that a few years ago over 100,000 of her photo negatives from the '50's and '60's (many still in rolls) were emptied out of a storage locker for delinquent payment and sold at auction in Chicago. Her work captures a very specific time and place with humor, warmth and compassion. Here's a sampling...

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