Chicago History Museum

Photograph courtesy of the Chicago History Museum

The Chicago History Museum is set to open a new exhibit featuring never before seen works of world-renowned photographer Vivian Maier this weekend.

Maier, who moved to Chicago from New York in the mid 1950’s worked as a nanny, was an avid photographer in her free time, taking nearly 100,000 photographs that had never been seen until after her death, according to a press release.

“She liked to work with reflective surfaces,” said John Russick, the senior vice president of the Chicago History Museum. “She liked to create different dynamic relationships with the objects and subjects of her gaze.”

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