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MAIER, Vivian (1926 - 2009), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199773787
MAIER, Vivian (1926 - 2009), Photographer

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1 February 1926, in New York City; died 2009 in Highland Park, Illinois.

Photographer. Portraits, city scenes, landscapes.

Born in New York City but raised partially in the village of Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur in southeastern France, Vivian Maier began photographing with a traditional box camera in the late 1940s. She was a prolific photographer; her first photo excursion to Grenoble and Nice

Reference Entry.  319 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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