Friday, 30 December 2011
Great (woman) photographers: Vivian Maier - a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma - what a moving story!
I guess many like me fell instantly in love with the work and story of Vivian Maier - it moved me to tears. What a story!
When more is known it would make a great movie - but keep Hollywood away! I'd settle for the Cohen brothers with Roger Deakins as the cinematographer
Her official website is http://www.vivianmaier.com/
We have to thank John Maloof for creating the bridge between this extraordinary woman and ourselves. He discovered the lost negatives & edited the book - and someone had the perspicacity to ask the brilliant Geoff Dyer to write the intro.
The blurb for the book reads;