Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier was born in NYC and worked for 40 years as a nanny in Chicago. She was also, as has recently been discovered, a street photographer. Here are just a few examples of the kinds of images she took. Wow.

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

Street Photography by Vivian Maier

More here, here, and here. If you enjoy this kind of work, check out also the photography of Matt Stuart, Costilhes Cyril and, of course, the unparalleled Walker Evans. Via small equals.

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6 thoughts on “Street Photography by Vivian Maier

  1. That’s the incredible thing — no one really knew what this nanny was doing in her free time. She was amassing an archive of amazing street photography that was only later discovered.

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