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Jerry L. Thompson

Finding Vivian Maier’s Significance

The following is a guest-post from Brad Baranowski, PhD student at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. “What photograph isn’t a still life?” Garry Winogrand Street photography is undergoing a renaissance today. Not only have more professional photographer returned to the genre and begun to produce works that rivals those of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, and other founders of the form. There is also a public interest in street photography like never before.1 Part of this can be chalked up to the work of Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the “Humans of New York Project.” Stanton alone has already run a Read more