Vivian Maier


Vivian Maier, proud native of France and Chicago resident for the last 50 years died peacefully on Monday. Second mother to John, Lane and Matthew. A free and kindred spirit who magically touched the lives of all who knew her. Always ready to give her advice, opinion or a helping hand. Movie critic and photographer extraordinaire. A truly special person who will be sorely missed but whose long and wonderful life we all celebrate and will always remember. Memorial donations can be given to the Native American Heritage Association, P.O. Box 512, Rapid City, SD 57709.

Published by Chicago Tribune on Apr. 23, 2009.
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21 Entries
dear vivian,
i can't wait to meet you in heaven. it was not all for naught.
love,
a kindred spirit
julie carr
April 13, 2018
Such a talented woman. I've just discovered her works and I'm speechless.
Annalisa Fazzolari
July 25, 2017
My deepest condolences to all who were close to her and loved her during the years she was with you all. Her artistry and imagination will forever live in countless hearts.
Victor Rini
January 1, 2017
Sheila Michael
April 17, 2016
Sheila Michael
April 17, 2016
Sheila Michael
April 17, 2016
Thank you thank you for what you have left us. Your art has touched me so!
March 19, 2015
The beauty and diversity of Vivian's work, brought to life by her discerning eye and spirit, have left us all richer. Thank you.
Linda Halstead-Acharya
February 26, 2015
Just watched your documentary on your life. Thank you for leaving us such awesome pictures!
January 15, 2015
Amazing work. Captured Chicago like no one else. Hope it brought her pleasure.
Luke
January 13, 2015
I also just watched the documentary on your life & I was so moved by your pictures and life. This is the first time I have ever posted anything like this but I was so moved by your
photos. Thank you for capturing Life!
Sylvia
January 9, 2015
J'aurais aime vous croiser a Rogers Park ou j'ai vecu pendant pres de trois and.... Une artiste avec ce quelquechose de special, Quel talent....
lea thomas
November 26, 2014
Vivian, i just watched the documentary on your life. Thank you for leaving us such a treasure in images.
R Griswold
November 20, 2014
A woman who lead an interesting life and was ahead of her time
Lesley Curran
November 7, 2014
I just watched the movie about your life, your photos, your legacy. What a memory you leave for all of us!
anita b.
September 28, 2014
I am so intrigued by your photography and your life story. I do think your work will make you never forgotten.
Frances
July 30, 2014
Your talent shines.
Your vision shared.
Your spirit now in print.
Pat R.
June 6, 2014
A beautiful spirit ...
Deb Fowler
May 28, 2014
We saw your lovely film.
May 21, 2014
This is an amazing discovery for me . Thank you for touching my life , as briefly as it may be.
Cheers enjoy the journey !
Christopher J. Hawes / Boston
Christopher J. Hawes
May 2, 2014
Upload photos! Ah, none could match her own. Just saw the film about her. A woman of wow, wow, wow.
Adrienne Percival
April 26, 2014
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