Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows

Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows

Hardback

By (author) Richard Cahan, By (author) Michael Williams

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  • Publisher: Cityfiles Press
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 234mm x 234mm x 38mm | 1,588g
  • Publication date: 24 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Chicago
  • ISBN 10: 0978545095
  • ISBN 13: 9780978545093
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 275 b/w photos
  • Sales rank: 46,668

Product description

Presenting her breathtaking photographs alongside interviews with those who knew her best, this volume is the first attempt to put Vivian Maier's work in context and create a moving portrait of her as an artist. Though she created more than 10,000 negatives during her lifetime, only a few of them were ever seen by others. Shortly after her death in 2009, the first group of her unseen photographs--gritty with humanity and filled with empathy and beauty--were shown online. What followed was a firestorm of attention, catapulting Maier from previous obscurity to being labeled as one of the masters of street photography. Her work has appeared in numerous museum exhibits and a feature-length documentary on her life and art has already been planned. Features 275 black and white photos on heavy gloss paper.

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Author information

Richard Cahan is a former picture editor for the `Chicago Sun-Times` and was the director of CITY 2000. He lives in Skokie, Illinois. Michael Williams is the author or coauthor of 10 books on Chicago history, including `Chicago: City on the Move.` He lives in Chicago. They are the coauthors of `Edgar Miller and the Hand-Made Home,` `The Lost Panoramas,` and `Richard Nickel's Chicago.`

Review quote

``This book is fascinating and a revelation. Not only is it beautiful and compelling and haunting, it is a life in photographs. You will never read a more definitive book about Vivian Maier than `Out of the Shadows`.` --Rick Kogan`