Vivian Maier

A self-portrait of Chicago photographer Vivian Maier. (Photo courtesy: Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations)

Your Chicago: Vivian Maier Photography Exhibit

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports on the fascinating work of a mysterious street photographer.

12/20/2013

(credit: John G. Shedd Aquarium)

Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In Chicago

From sea jellies to comic strips, the Chicagoland area has a number of fun museum exhibits scheduled for this fall.

09/17/2012

A self-portrait of Chicago photographer Vivian Maier. (Photo courtesy: Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations)

New Book To Recognize Obscure Chicago Photographer Vivian Maier

A Chicago woman who lived in obscurity is now recognized for her extraordinary legacy.

WBBM Newsradio–09/03/2012

(credit: Rob Funderburk)

Best New Chicago Books

The Chicago area has a wealth of writerly and publishing talent producing a steady stream of new volumes. If you haven’t yet burned through those Barnes & Noble and Amazon gift cards from the holidays, consider directing your book browsing to the city’s literary scene and some of the latest Chicago-related offerings from the publishing world. Here is a selection of eight current releases to consider adding to the “local” section of your personal library.

01/03/2012

A self-portrait of Vivian Maier, an acclaimed photographer who was unknown in her lifetime. (VivianMaier.com/John Maloof)

Chicago Photographer Who Died In Obscurity Now Acclaimed As A Genius

John Maloof bought the negatives of a deceased photographer, not knowing a worldwide sensation would be created when he published one of Vivian Maier’s stark black-and-white images online.

03/04/2011