Picture this: quite possibly the most important street photographer of the 20th century was a 1950s children’s nanny who kept herself to herself and never showed a single one of her photographs to anyone. Decades later in 2007, a Chicago real estate agent and historical hobbyist, John Maloof purchased a box of never-seen, never-developed film negatives of an unknown ‘amateur’ photographer for $380 at his local auction house.
Now, the guy who bought that box of negatives at his local auction house has made a documentary film about the incredible discovery of a lost talent and the path to Finding Vivian Maier.
this past week was a lot to handle. if you are anything like me, it might have brought fear to the forefront of your mind. here is a little pep talk to remind you that the world is not nearly as violent as it is made out to be…and as Kid President has taught us…everything is better with a little dance party!