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.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports on the fascinating work of a mysterious street photographer.
From sea jellies to comic strips, the Chicagoland area has a number of fun museum exhibits scheduled for this fall.
A Chicago woman who lived in obscurity is now recognized for her extraordinary legacy.
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.
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.