During her life, Vivian Maier was a secretive nanny who shot hundreds of thousands of photographs, 2 years before her death Chicago preservationist John Maloof discovered a trove of negatives, and roll upon roll of undeveloped film in a storage locker he bought at auction. They revealed a gifted artist with a stunning body of work.
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