Vivian Maier

 

I found this today and just fell in love. Please go check out these images and the story behind them is so tragic and romantic. I think it somehow goes back to our Gift discussion. Her work was undiscovered until 2007:
“A free spirit but also a proud soul, Vivian became poor and was ultimately saved by three of the children she had nannied earlier in her life. Fondly remembering Maier as a second mother, they pooled together to pay for an apartment and took the best of care for her. Unbeknownst to them, one of Vivian’s storage lockers was auctioned off due to delinquent payments. In those storage lockers lay the massive hoard of negatives Maier secretly stashed throughout her lifetime.”

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