To celebrate the 1st anniversary of #TheStreetFactor, we present to you
the second part of a series of journals dedicated to the great masters:
The Pioneers of Street Photography.
(February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009)
was an American street photographer born in New York City.
Although born in the U.S., it was in France that Maier spent most of her youth.
Maier returned to the U.S. in 1951 where she took up work as a nanny and care-giver for the rest of her life.
In her leisure however, Maier had begun to venture into the art of photography.
Consistently taking photos over the course of five decades, she would ultimately
leave over 100,000 negatives, most of them shot in Chicago and New York City.
Vivian would further indulge in her passionate devotion to
documenting the world around her through homemade films, recordings and collections,
assembling one of