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Ownership of this portfolio conveys no right of reproduction or any other rights.
All proceeds from sale of this portfolio benefit the Allan Sekula Social Documentary Fund at California Institute of the Arts.
Allan Sekula purchased all 17 negatives of the images in this portfolio from John Maloof in early Spring 2009. This portfolio has been planned, executed, and released with full knowledge and consent of The Estate of Vivian Maier. An essay by Sekula's widow Sally Stein will accompany each portfolio.
Printed by Stephen Callis
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Vivian Maier (American, 1926-2009) was a street photographer who captured the wonders and idiosyncrasies of urban life, particularly those of Chicago, along with New York and Los Angeles. Working for over 40 years as a nanny in Chicago’s North Shore, Maier pursued photography as an introspective hobby. Her contribution to photography was not perceived as an artistic revelation until 2007, when John Maloof discovered her photographs at a local thrift auction house in Chicago. Maier’s understanding of light, frame, and moment converge to produce images that are both beautiful and culturally significant. She left behind a body of work that exceeded 100,000 negatives.