An exhibit at the Chicago History Museum offers a new perspective on the enigmatic photographer’s work.
Northwestern University professor Pamela Bannos’s new book, Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife, takes on the myth of the now-famous street photographer.
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In Satoki Nagata’s “Lights in Chicago” series, inclement weather isn’t annoying—it’s breathtaking.
The cocreator and narrator of the hit documentary embarks on his next project.
John Maloof and Jeffrey Goldstein turned their caches of negatives by posthumously famed street photographer Vivian Maier into full-time jobs. Now the government wants in.
The end of 2014 saw some new twists on stories about the Lucas Museum, Vivian Maier, Steven Salaita, and more.
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Bird Lady gives us another portrait of Vivian Maier, this one in dance form.
A new exhibit of the street photographer’s work focuses on her Chicago area photographs—but are they as good as her earlier work?
A Vivian Maier exhibit leads to a lawsuit against the owners of the Wicker Park gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey.
Vivian Maier is the subject of an ever-growing number of exhibits and studies. Does the legend do her justice?
In “To Perform, To Conceal,” Paul-David Young curates an abandoned trove of art-school photographs.