Eye to Eye: Photographs by Vivian Maier

Eye to Eye: Photographs by Vivian Maier

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By (author) Richard Cahan, By (author) Michael Williams, By (photographer) Vivian Maier

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  • Publisher: Cityfiles Press
  • Format: Hardback | 207 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 234mm x 25mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 8 July 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Chicago
  • ISBN 10: 0991541804
  • ISBN 13: 9780991541805
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 88,229

Product description

Since her death in 2009, Vivian Maier has become a photographic phenomenon. Her story--thousands of photo negatives and prints found in a storage locker and sold for pennies at auction--has stirred millions around the world. Maier was a painfully private woman who now speaks powerfully through the photographs she took only for herself. This new collection offers readers a chance to follow Maier as she travels the world, including images of France, Italy, Malaysia, Yemen, Puerto Rico, and America. These eye-to-eye portraits, published for the first time, are the single constant in her lifetime of photographic work. Maier is often cast as a quirky, antisocial character, moving on the outskirts of real connection. But these photographs show something more. Printed with the latest technology, the book utilizes a modified four-color process that produces images akin to traditional silver gelatin prints. Combined with 15u stochastic screening, Maier's 96 photographs in this volume are spectacularly sharp, full-range black-and-white reproductions.

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Vivian Maier was born in New York City and spent much of her childhood in France. After returning to the United States, she worked for many years as a nanny in Chicago. She took more than 100,000 photographs during her life. Since her death in 2009, Vivian Maier has become a photographic phenomenon. Richard Cahan is a former picture editor for the "Chicago Sun-Times" and was the director of CITY 2000. He is the coauthor of "Edgar Miller and the Handmade Home," "The Lost Panoramas," "Multifarious," and "Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows." He lives in Skokie, Illinois. Michael Williams is the coauthor of 10 books, including "Edgar Miller and the Handmade Home," "The Lost Panoramas," "Multifarious," and "Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows." He lives in Chicago.

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""An unassuming Chicago babysitter named Vivian Maier was one of the pioneers of street photography. But for 60 years, nobody knew it." --"The New York Times Style Magazine