Due to an overwhelming response, 70 South Gallery is pleased to extend our exhibition Vivian Maier: Through Her Lens. We will be offering a refresh of Vivian Maier’s iconic images. The Opening Celebration will be on Friday, September 14th. This show will run through October 29th.

In keeping with our mission to support student work for every exhibition, we will be featuring student photographer, Ibrahim Boran from Bergen Charter High School.

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70 South Gallery joins premier galleries from around the world that have hosted the work of Vivian Maier, in what is a collection that perhaps she never imagined anyone would actually view. Maier had amassed more than 100,00 negatives of images she captured on the streets of New York City and Chicago, and it wasn’t until after she passed that the images she tucked away in an old storage unit were found.

In collaboration with the Howard Greenberg Gallery of NYC and the John Maloof estate, this exhibition is a must see for anyone that is interested in photography, a historical reference of our lives or the emotional context of our humanity. From art collectors to casual photography fans, all will be inspired by an artist who is critically acclaimed as one of the best 20th century street photographers. Maier, who struggled through life and was ultimately saved by the three children she nannied earlier in life, documented the world around her by taking photos over the course of five decades.

The works will include seminal works from her street photography and self-portraits. The exhibit is a wondrous collection of silver gelatin prints, each of which will only be printed in a complete and limited edition of 15.

Through Her Lens puts the viewer squarely to where Vivian’s eye found something on which to focus.

Watch the trailer for the 2015 Oscar Nominated Film, “Finding Vivian Maier”

Vivian Maier headshot

About The Artist

Featured in the 2013 Oscar® nominate documentary film, FINDING VIVIAN MAIER, Vivian’s story is mysterious and captivating. The account of Vivian…

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