Good Read | Vivian Maier and the Problem of Difficult Women

by Vivian Maier, collected at bighappyfunhouse [CC BY-NC-ND 2.5]

by Vivian Maier, collected at bighappyfunhouse [CC BY-NC-ND 2.5]

"Vivian Maier and the Problem of Difficult Women":

“Finding Vivian Maier” shows that stories of difficult women can be unflattering even when they are told in praise. The unconventional choices of women are explained in the language of mental illness, trauma, or sexual repression, as symptoms of pathology rather than as an active response to structural challenges or mere preference.

Read Rose Lichter-Marck's full article at The New Yorker here…

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