Between convention and originality, Vivian Maier’s color work

Amid convention and rebellion, the artist vacillates from Jeckyl to Hyde. The artist uses cash to pay for the sex — the stuff they wish they were doing for a living. Vivian Maier was a babysitter who in her off-hours roamed the streets of Chicago with her 35mm color camera capturing beautiful everyday moments. Maier didn’t […]

Finding Vivian Maier

The 19th-century French novelist Gustave Flaubert once said to be “be regular and orderly in your life like a Bourgeois so that you may be violent and original in your work.” Vivian Maier took this to heart. No one ever knew this nanny was an artist of her own. She took over 100,000 photos, mostly street […]

7 articles to read this weekend

I wrote earlier this week about the paradox of hoarding information so it’s only natural I share my reading list with you like I do every weekend. 1. Facebook Self-Unbundles The Great Facebook Unbundling Facebook has failed to invent any new behaviors or even innovate on the behaviors that were commonplace on the service. For […]