Chicago Street Photographer's Stark Images Snarled In Legal FightVivian Maier, subject of an Academy Award-nominated film, has been posthumously recognized as a remarkable photographer. But who owns the copyright to her work?
Vivian Maier Doc Nominated For Oscar, Roger Ebert Film SnubbedThe film “Finding Vivian Maier” tells the fascinating story of the reclusive Chicago nanny who took more than 150,000 street photos that now are considered among the best photography ever.
Your Chicago: Vivian Maier Photography ExhibitCBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports on the fascinating work of a mysterious street photographer.
Best Museum Exhibits To See This Fall In ChicagoFrom sea jellies to comic strips, the Chicagoland area has a number of fun museum exhibits scheduled for this fall.
New Book To Recognize Obscure Chicago Photographer Vivian MaierA Chicago woman who lived in obscurity is now recognized for her extraordinary legacy.
Best New Chicago BooksThe 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.
Chicago Photographer Who Died In Obscurity Now Acclaimed As A GeniusJohn 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.