Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Some insight into Vivian Maier's early years as a photographer

Even when she started out taking pictures, she was forgettable.

Residents of the Alps region of France, whom Vivian Maier photographed more than 60 years ago, had a chance to view themselves as children in Maier's photographs. None remembered posing for the photographer.

Jackson Fine Art, an Atlanta gallery that recently hosted a show of a small collection of Maier's work, announced in a Tweet today that a story about Maier, the French village, and her subjects recently appeared in a French newspaper.

Read a translation of the article here

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