Street Photographer


Author: Vivian Maier
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783829605632
Category:
Page: 123
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Die Entdeckung des völlig im Verborgenen entstandenen Werks der 2009 im Alter von 83 Jahren verstorbenen Vivian Maier ist eine photohistorische Sensation. Aus Frankreich stammend, verdiente Vivian Maier ihren Lebensunterhalt in den 50er und 60er Jahren als Kindermädchen in Chicago und New York. Auf eigene Rechnung und Gefahr und außerhalb jeder Öffentlichkeit führte sie eine Art Doppelleben als Street Photographer. Ihr Entdecker John Maloof legt ihr Werk in unserem Buch erstmals einer staunenden internationalen Öffentlichkeit vor. Einige der Photographien wurden kürzlich in Deutschland in der Galerie von Hilaneh von Kories in Hamburg gezeigt.

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Das unbekannte Meisterwerk
Author: John Maloof,Howard Greenberg
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783829606868
Category:
Page: 285
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Vivian Maier

Street Photographer
Author: John Maloof
Publisher: powerHouse Books
ISBN: 1576876330
Category: Photography
Page: 136
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Please note that all blank pages in the book were chosen as part of the design by the publisher. A good street photographer must be possessed of many talents: an eye for detail, light, and composition; impeccable timing; a populist or humanitarian outlook; and a tireless ability to constantly shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot and never miss a moment. It is hard enough to find these qualities in trained photographers with the benefit of schooling and mentors and a community of fellow artists and aficionados supporting and rewarding their efforts. It is incredibly rare to find it in someone with no formal training and no network of peers. Yet Vivian Maier is all of these things, a professional nanny, who from the 1950s until the 1990s took over 100,000 photographs worldwide—from France to New York City to Chicago and dozens of other countries—and yet showed the results to no one. The photos are amazing both for the breadth of the work and for the high quality of the humorous, moving, beautiful, and raw images of all facets of city life in America’s post-war golden age. It wasn’t until local historian John Maloof purchased a box of Maier’s negatives from a Chicago auction house and began collecting and championing her marvelous work just a few years ago that any of it saw the light of day. Presented here for the first time in print, Vivian Maier: Street Photographer collects the best of her incredible, unseen body of work.

Vivian Maier

A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife
Author: Pamela Bannos
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022647089X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 352
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Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to be an inadvertent master of twentieth-century American street photography. Not long after, the news broke that Maier had recently died and had no surviving relatives. Soon the whole world knew about her preternatural work, shooting her to stardom almost overnight. But, as Pamela Bannos reveals in this meticulous and passionate biography, this story of the nanny savant has blinded us to Maier’s true achievements, as well as her intentions. Most important, Bannos argues, Maier was not a nanny who moonlighted as a photographer; she was a photographer who supported herself as a nanny. In Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife, Bannos contrasts Maier’s life with the mythology that strangers—mostly the men who have profited from her work—have created around her absence. Bannos shows that Maier was extremely conscientious about how her work was developed, printed, and cropped, even though she also made a clear choice never to display it. She places Maier’s fierce passion for privacy alongside the recent spread of her work around the world, and she explains Maier’s careful adjustments of photographic technique, while explaining how the photographs have been misconstrued or misidentified. As well, Bannos uncovers new information about Maier’s immediate family, including her difficult brother, Karl—relatives that once had been thought not to exist. This authoritative and engrossing biography shows that the real story of Vivian Maier, a true visionary artist, is even more compelling than the myth.

Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits


Author: N.A
Publisher: powerHouse Books
ISBN: 1576876985
Category: Photography
Page: 120
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The original, instant classic which set the world afire. The first book to introduce the phenomenon that is the life story and work of Vivian Maier. A good street photographer must be possessed of many talents: an eye for detail, light, and composition; impeccable timing; a populist or humanitarian outlook; and a tireless ability to constantly shoot, shoot, shoot, shoot and never miss a moment. It is hard enough to find these qualities in trained photographers with the benefit of schooling and mentors and a community of fellow artists and aficionados supporting and rewarding their efforts. It is incredibly rare to find it in someone with no formal training and no network of peers. Yet Vivian Maier is all of these things, a professional nanny, who from the 1950s until the 1990s took over 100,000 photographs worldwide—from France to New York City to Chicago and dozens of other countries—and yet showed the results to no one. The photos are amazing both for the breadth of the work and for the high quality of the humorous, moving, beautiful, and raw images of all facets of city life in America’s post-war golden age. It wasn’t until local historian John Maloof purchased a box of Maier’s negatives from a Chicago auction house and began collecting and championing her marvelous work just a few years ago that any of it saw the light of day. Presented here for the first time in print, Vivian Maier: Street Photographer collects the best of her incredible, unseen body of work. Please note that all blank pages in the book were chosen as part of the design by the publisher.

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Für Annegret Heitmann
Author: Hanna Eglinger,Joachim Schiedermair,Stephan Michael Schröder,Antje Wischmann,Katarina Yngborn
Publisher: Herbert Utz Verlag
ISBN: 3831646899
Category:
Page: 642
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Der Band versammelt Aufsätze zu den unterschiedlichen Forschungsschwerpunkten von Annegret Heitmann im Laufe ihrer langen akademischen Biographie in Kiel, Norwich und München: Genderforschung, Autobiographie, Intermedialität, die ›Moderne im Durchbruch‹, Tourismus, das 18. Jahrhundert, die Gattung Ballade, die skandinavische Gegenwartsliteratur. Dabei knüpfen die Beitragenden meist direkt an eine Begegnung mit Annegret Heitmann und ihre skandinavistischen Interessen und Fragestellungen an.

Vivian Maier: The Color Work


Author: Colin Westerbeck
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062795589
Category: Photography
Page: 240
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The first definitive monograph of color photographs by American street photographer Vivian Maier. Photographer Vivian Maier’s allure endures even though many details of her life continue to remain a mystery. Her story—the secretive nanny-photographer who became a pioneer photographer—has only been pieced together from the thousands of images she made and the handful of facts that have surfaced about her life. Vivian Maier: The Color Work is the largest and most highly curated published collection of Maier’s full-color photographs to date. With a foreword by world-renowned photographer Joel Meyerowitz and text by curator Colin Westerbeck, this definitive volume sheds light on the nature of Maier’s color images, examining them within the context of her black-and-white work as well as the images of street photographers with whom she clearly had kinship, like Eugene Atget and Lee Friedlander. With more than 150 color photographs, most of which have never been published in book form, this collection of images deepens our understanding of Maier, as its immediacy demonstrates how keen she was to record and present her interpretation of the world around her.

Vivian Maier

Out of the Shadows
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781733869003
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
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Updated with new material to celebrate the ten year discovery of Vivian Maier's work This is the only book that tells the life story of Vivian Maier in words and pictures. Known as "the nanny photographer," Maier became an Internet sensation after her photos were put online in 2009. Since then, Maier's breathtaking pictures--which show everyday life in mid-century America--have earned her recognition of one of the masters of photography. Presenting her photographs alongside revealing interviews with those who knew her best, this volume puts Vivian Maier's work in context and creates a moving portrait of her as an artist. To better understand Maier, authors Richard Cahan and Michael Williams studied census records, ship manifests and interviewed every person they could find who knew Maier, from her childhood days in the French Alps to the families whose children she cared for in the United States. They combined this biographical information, much of it unreported, with more than 300 photographs that she took starting in 1949 to create the first comprehensive record of her life story.

Eye to Eye

Photographs by Vivian Maier
Author: Richard Cahan,Michael Williams
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780991541805
Category: Photography
Page: 207
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Shares eye-to-eye portrait photographs taken by the amateur photographer in locales ranging from her hometown of Chicago to France, Italy, and Thailand.

Vivian Maier. Una fotografa ritrovata


Author: John Maloof
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788869656194
Category: Photography
Page: 285
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Vivian Maier Developed

The Real Story of the Photographer Nanny
Author: Ann Marks
Publisher: powerHouse Books
ISBN: 9781576879030
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 250
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"Ann Marks is the definitive expert on Vivian Maier. Where our documentary leaves off, she picks up. Through her meticulously organized and exhaustive research, Marks paints a complete historical profile of the photographer." -John Maloof, Director & Producer, Academy Award Nominated Film, Finding Vivian Maier Author Ann Marks unravels the mysteries surrounding the life of Vivian Maier, the nanny who lived secretly as a world-class photographer. The only person in the world granted access to 140,000 photographs, home movies and tape recordings, Marks writes the definitive biography, placing the photographer's work in the context of her life experiences and persona. Based on clues found in pictures, genealogical records and interviews with those who knew the photographer during each stage of her life, the biography is rigorously researched and complete. Unlike typical academic prose, Marks' treatment is clear, engaging, and relatable, with a narrative that unfolds like a bestseller. Revelations include a traumatic New York childhood with a family at such odds, its ten members were buried in nine different cemeteries. An emotionally damaged Maier overcame early constraints through fortitude, intellect, and immense creative resources, to live an independent, fulfilling life on her own terms. Vivian Maier Developed relates the arc of the photographer's life to her body of work, illustrated with over 500 images, both favorites and unseen, offering an inspiring tale of a socially conscious, uniquely complex and highly talented woman.

Vivian Maier. Vita e fortuna di una fotografa


Author: Pamela Bannos
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788869657559
Category: Photography
Page: N.A
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Step into Nature

Nurturing Imagination and Spirit in Everyday Life
Author: Patrice Vecchione
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476772932
Category: Nature
Page: 272
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Step outside your door and reconnect with nature. From the author of Writing and the Spiritual Life comes a guide that will replenish your connection to the earth and inspire you to develop and strengthen your imagination. The natural world has inspired artists, seekers, and thinkers for millennia, but in recent times, as the pace of life has sped up, its demands have moved us indoors. Yet nature’s capacity to lead us to important truths, to invigorate and restore our imagination and equilibrium, is infinite. Step into Nature makes nature personal again by stimulating awareness and increasing our understanding of the environment. But being in nature doesn’t mean flying off to remote, faraway places. Nature is as close as opening your front door—and opening your heart to the sky above, the miniature gardens that push their way up between the sidewalk cracks in our cities, and the small stream just down the road. Patrice Vecchione demonstrates how nature can support and enhance your creative output, invigorate your curiosity, and restore your sense of connection to and love of the earth. Included throughout the book is “The Cabinet of Curiosities,” exercises and suggestions for practical and unexpected ways to stimulate your imagination, deepen your relationship with nature, and experience the harmony between creativity and the natural world.

Vivian Maier fotografa


Author: J. Maloof
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788869656675
Category: Photography
Page: 136
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Lei. Vivian Maier


Author: Cinzia Ghigliano
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788832070088
Category:
Page: 30
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Vivian


Author: Christina Hesselholdt
Publisher: Rosinante & Co
ISBN: 8763843846
Category: Fiction
Page: 160
View: 5000
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Christina Hesselholdt tager i sin nye roman fat i den gådefulde amerikanske gadefotograf Vivian Maier (1926-2009), hvis unikke fotografiske livsværk kun ved et tilfælde nåede offentligheden. Vivian Maier levede på overfladen en stilfærdig tilværelse som en kærlig, kontant og ilter barnepige for velbjærgede familier i Chicago og New York. Men i over fire årtier tog hun mere end 150.000 fotos, hovedparten med Rolleiflex kameraer. Billederne kom først for dagens lys på en auktion kort før hun døde forarmet og vist nok temmelig ensom. I en tid, hvor jegdyrkelse og selviscenesættelse når nye højder, udøver Vivian Maier en særlig fascination. Hvem var denne excentriske person? Og hvorfor forsøgte hun ikke at komme til at leve af sin kunst? I Vivian beskæftiger en hel flok af stemmer, inklusiv Vivians egen, sig med disse spørgsmål. Man følger Vivian gennem hendes opvækst hos en mildest talt dysfunktionel familie i New York og i Champsaur i Frankrig, og man følger hende som barnepige i Chicago og som fotograf på gaderne i de amerikanske storbyer og på landet i Frankrig. Det er stemmerne der bærer fortællingen frem, Vivians mors stemme, Vivians stemme, stemmen hos et af de børn hun passede og forældrenes stemmer. Og ikke mindst stemmen tilhørende den pågående fortæller, der holder trådene i fortællingen sammen og stiller Vivian nærgående spørgsmål.