Tag: personal narrative

Surrealism and Photography

The surrealist movement of the mid 1920s is probably best remembered by works from artists such as Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, or Georgio de Chirico. But surrealism was also represented by photographers and filmmakers, who found the new medium especially suited to creating images that … Continue reading Surrealism and Photography


Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier, a nanny by trade, was also a prolific photographer whose work was literally¬†unknown until shortly before her death, when boxes containing thousands of negatives, prints, and even un-developed film were discovered in storage. Her work is largely a very personal reflection of her day to day world, and often emulates the “street photography” style of the mid 20th century.

Vivian Maier-self portrait
Vivian Maier-self portrait