Vivian Maier

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

Chicago Street Photographer’s Stark Images Snarled In Legal Fight

Vivian Maier, subject of an Academy Award-nominated film, has been posthumously recognized as a remarkable photographer. But who owns the copyright to her work?

02/20/2015

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

Vivian Maier Doc Nominated For Oscar, Roger Ebert Film Snubbed

The 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.

01/15/2015

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