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Maloof Accepts Deal With Vivian Maier Estate But Details Remain Sealed

John Maloof Accepts Deal With Vivian Maier Estate Cook County

Photo © Vivian Maier

The dispute over the ownership of Vivian Maier’s work took a giant step forward when John Maloof (who owns 90% of her negatives) accepted a deal with Cook County. The deal ostensibly gives Maloof the right to continue producing and marketing Maier’s work but the details have been sealed to protect future negotiations with other parties. Is the final word in the Vivian Maier story? Hit the jump for all the details!

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Tentative Deal Could Finally End Vivian Maier Copyright Battle

Tentative Deal Could End Vivian Maier Copyright Dispute

Image © Vivian Maier

A tentative settlement has been reached in the long running Vivian Maier copyright dispute. The details of the deal have been sealed for unknown reasons but a motion to approve the settlement will be presented before the Cook County Probate Court on May 10, 2016. What does this mean for the future of the reclusive nanny’s street photography? Hit the jump for more details!

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Finding Charles Maier – Estranged Brother Holds Key To Vivian Maier Estate

Finding Charles Maier - Estranged Brother Holds Key Vivian Maier Estate

Image © Vivian Maier

Vivian Maier’s brilliant street photography rocketed her to fame only after her death when a cache of her negatives were found in a storage locker in Chicago. But an ongoing copyright claim has kept her work in limbo while the courts decide who owns what. According to U.S. law, the copyright to Vivian’s work would default to her closest living heir which Cook County believes to be her brother, Charles Maier. A man who seemed to be lost to history until a retired businesswoman unearthed important information about his life, death and ultimately the future of the Vivian Maier estate. Hit the jump for more info.

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Stephen Bulger Discusses His Decision To Buy Vivian Maier Negatives With CBC Radio

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Photo © Vivian Maier, Negative In The Collection of Stephen Bulger Gallery

Streetshootr broke the news when The Stephen Bulger Gallery purchased Jeffrey Goldstein’s entire collection of Vivian Maier negatives. In a recent interview with CBC Radio’s Studio Q, Stephen Bulger discusses his decision to buy the negatives and the importance of Vivian’s work in general. Hit the jump for this candid and revealing interview.

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